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There’s record tourism across Pierce County, report says
SEATTLE -- There's a new hot-spot for tourists, and it's further south than you might think. A new report shows Pierce County tourism hit a record high in 2018. The county saw more overnight visitors, more daily visitors and more tourism jobs than ever last year. Hotel occupancy rates have jumped more than 20% in the last 10 years, despite an uptick in hotel construction.