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Tompkins County looks at ways to boost tourism

ITHACA, N.Y. — According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, Tourism (Hospitality/Leisure) is the fourth-biggest jobs producer in Tompkins County, behind Education & Health Services, Government, and Trade, Transportation and Utilities (the sector that includes retail). 5,300 jobs, about 8% of Tompkins County’s total, are tied into the tourism industry. With that in mind, […]