Around the world, 2020 was a challenging year for the travel industry. Despite the pandemic, last year, travelers spent $115.9 million in Fremont County. Wyoming received an estimated 6.9 million visitors, 25.6% lower than in 2019. Fremont County was down 22%.
The Wind River Visitors Council (WRVC) recognizes National Travel and Tourism Week by celebrating all that the tourism industry means to Fremont County. They are working closely with the Wyoming Office of Tourism to encourage visitors to travel responsibly in Wind River Country and beyond.
About the Wind River Visitors Council
The Wind River Visitors Council’s mission is to stimulate tourism by increasing awareness of and encouraging visitation to, the unique destinations, activities, and events in Fremont County/Wind River Country, Wyoming. The WRVC is a Joint Powers Lodging Tax Board responsible for promoting the travel and tourism industry in Fremont County through expenditures of the lodging tax. WRVC Board Members represent communities and Fremont County and are appointed by local city councils and the Fremont County Commissioners. For more information, visit www.windriver.org.