Visit Lubbock Researches Ways to Increase Tourism - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

5/9/06

Visit Lubbock Researches Ways to Increase Tourism

The fluctuation in gas prices isn't putting the breaks on travel. That was part of a travel and tourism trends luncheon hosted by Visit Lubbock and the Convention and Visitors Bureau. Trends in the tourism industry overall are up, and show more families are traveling together and spending more time together. The goal is to find out what will get more people to visit Lubbock.

Berkeley Young with Randall Travel Marketing Research Firm says, "Lubbock is getting a bigger name out there everyday. Texas Tech is a big part of that. It's such a famous name out there. We have to use every opportunity to build recognition for Lubbock. You know 50 years ago nobody knew San Antonio and look what's happened there."

More than $450 million in tourism money is generated in Lubbock County each year.

Texas Gas Prices
Are you paying too much at the pump? Take a look at what others prices are for the entire state of Texas. (Numbers are updated daily.)

Powered by WorldNow

5600 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX. 79404

FCC Public File
publicfile@kcbd.com
806-744-1414
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KCBD. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.