New “Work of Leisure” Report Studies Massachusetts Hospitality & Tourism Industry

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A new study entitled The Work of Leisure: Behind the Scenes of Massachusetts’ Leisure, Hospitality and Tourism Industry was presented to state and city tourism leaders on June 19.

Prepared by UMass/Boston Donahue Institute for The Boston Foundation and Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, the report finds that the leisure, hospitality and tourism industry “employs 376,000 workers and generates more than $28 billion in economic output on its own – and its spending and economic activity spins off another 232,000 jobs and $41 billion in additional output.”

Read the full report here.