The annual Cass County Tourism Meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. Anyone with an interest in tourism in Cass County is invited to attend the annual meeting of the Cass County Tourism Committee. It will be held in the meeting room of the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce in the historic Rock Island Depot at the north end of Chestnut St. in Atlantic.
The Cass County Tourism Council’s purpose is to promote area attractions, and to continually develop and market the culture, history and economic well-being of Cass County, Iowa.
The 2018 Economic Impact Assessment of Travel in Iowa reports that domestic travelers generated a total of $517,500,000 in tax receipts in Iowa. Cass County’s piece of the pie came to $1.9 million in state tax receipts and $210,000 in local tax receipts. Domestic travel directly supports the payroll of food service, entertainment and recreation and lodging sectors.