Tourism Impact in Lafourche Parish

Travel matters, and it improves Lafourche Parish in ways that have a wide-reaching impact on our community. It is critical to our economy and jobs. In fact, according to research provided by Randal Travel Marketing, tourism generates more than $54 million in direct economic impact for Lafourche Parish. Tourism also has an impact that we do not always see: travel can strengthen families, foster hometown pride, and build bridges that connect us with one another.


Lafourche Parish Generated $87.84 Million in Visitor Spending in 2022

Visitors Generated $6.70 Million in State Taxes in 2022

Visitors Generated $3.46 Million in Local Taxes in 2022

Visitor Spending Generated $28 Million in Employment Earnings in 2022

Tourism in Lafourche Parish supported 980 Jobs in 2022

Tourism Saves Each Household $277 in Taxes 

Lafourche Parish is the 16th Largest Visitor Economy in Louisiana


*Source: 2022 Tourism Spending in Louisiana Parishes Report

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