Dec 30–November 18 indicated the main start to the vacation tourist season inPalestine The weeks that followed shown this Christmas to be one for the ages.
“The Polar Express surpassed in 2015’s ticket sales with over 65,000 tickets offered,” stated Mary Raum, Palestine’s Tourism andMarketing Director “We will not understand the numbers from the hotels till mid-January to see how November rolled in and mid-February for December results, however it appears like a great year for vacation tourist in Palestine.”
The Polar Express Train Ride is among the biggest factors to regional tourist efforts in Palestine, and vacation visitors usually generate the greatest portion of sales tax dollars for the year.
“Not all visitors come for Polar Express,” Raum stated. “I would approximate we had about 80,000 visitors for Christmas in Palestine.”
Regular occasions such as the Grinch’s Lair at the Texas Jailhouse, Christmas on Main Street and the Christmas Parade of Lights all assisted bring in visitors to Palestine, however there were newbies to the list of tourist attractions too.
“New and reestablished occasions saw terrific success such as theQueen St Grille Brunch on Saturdays and the resuming of Walk of Lights in their brand-new place,” Raum stated.
Another significant occasion for the city was the yearly Whiskey & & Wine Swirl.The ninth yearly occasion happened onDec 10 and was a smashing success.
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