Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Business
9:20 am
Sat January 31, 2015

Kentucky Bourbon Trail Has Record-Breaking Attendance—Again

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Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail had another record-breaking year in attendance. The trail’s nine participating distilleries had 627,032 visitors in 2014, an increase of 10 percent over the previous year.

The nine smaller facilities that make up the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour are also seeing an increase in popularity.

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Kentucky Tourism
12:49 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Kentucky Bourbon Trail Sees Record Number of Visitors in 2013

Kentucky’s bourbon distillers are celebrating a record number of visitors in 2013.

The eight facilities that make up the Kentucky Bourbon Trail saw a 12 percent jump in visits last year, with nearly 572,000 visitors touring facilities such as Four Roses,  Maker’s Mark, and the recently-opened Evan Williams Bourbon Experience in downtown Louisville.

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Culture
4:27 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Tourism Up More Than 4 Percent From 2011

A new report says the economic impact of tourism in Kentucky grew again last year.

The study reports a $12 billion impact for tourism last year. That's up about 4.5 percent from the previous year. In addition, the report credits tourism for 174,000 jobs and $2.7 billion in wages.

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