Dardenne: Louisiana has third record-breaking year

April 3, 2015 10:31 AM

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Last year was another record-breaking year for the tourism industry in Louisiana.

Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, who oversees the Louisiana Office of Tourism, said Thursday that in 2014 Louisiana attracted 28.7 million visitors, a 5 percent increase over 2013, resulting in $11.2 billion in total visitor spending and $836 million in state tax revenue generated. That's according to statist...

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