Oneida county tourism http://wxpr.org en Tourism Big Business For The Northwoods http://wxpr.org/post/tourism-big-business-northwoods <p>A&nbsp;Northwoods chamber of commerce&nbsp;leader showed the impact tourism has to Oneida county's economy during a presentation this week to the county board.</p><p>Kim Baltus from Minocqua also is president of the Oneida County Tourism Council, which is a joint effort among several communities to cross-promote the county to potential visitors. In 2012, visitors spent almost $186 million dollars here...<i><u> </u></i></p><blockquote><p><i><u>"that's roughly a little over $5,000 for every man, woman and child in the county. That's a significant increase in spending over 2011..."</u></i></p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 14:14:00 +0000 Ken Krall 6875 at http://wxpr.org Tourism Big Business For The Northwoods