Tax Revenues Up For Foliage Season

10/27/11 12:44PM By Jane Lindholm, Patti Daniels
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Fall colors are seen Monday, Oct. 10, 2011 in East Montpelier. Preliminary figures show a rise in revenues for foliage season.
Vermont's fall tourism numbers are up over last year, despite worries that damage from Tropical Storm Irene would keep leaf-peepers away.

VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with Tourism Commissioner Megan Smith about what's behind the 11% increase in September's rooms and meals tax revenue, the primary indicator of the state's tourist industry.

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