Luring Tourist Dollars to Valley

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After two weeks in Seattle, Phra Charoen and Phiriya Phahondon spent the last few days of their vacation exploring the Snoqualmie Valley before returning home to Thailand.

The two international visitors are exactly the type of consumers that many Snoqualmie Valley cities and businesses want to target—travelers with disposable income who come for the twinkling city lights of Seattle but stay for the adventures and beauty to be had in eastern King County.

Several dozen people—from city planners to bed and breakfast owners—came together Oct. 23 on Snoqualmie Ridge to discuss how to get consumers like Charoen and Phahohdon to stop and spend more money outside Seattle.

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Luring tourist dollars to Valley
SnoValley Star –
October 28, 2009
By tara ballenger