More than $523,000 in grant money will be available to increase adventure tourism opportunities in eastern Kentucky.
The funding was announced in conjunction with results of a study showing that increased spending on adventure tourism in eastern Kentucky could bring in more than 130,000 new visitors a year, create more than 1,500 new jobs and have an estimated annual economic impact of nearly $100 million.
Download the study here: EKYAdventureTourismPlan.pdf
Community meetings have been set to discuss study and grants.
Topics will include a general overview of the study, implementation planning and grant information. For more information visit: http://www.kentuckytourism.com/krta