Letter: Short-term vacation rentals hurting economy
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Letter: Short-term vacation rentals hurting economy

In a recent commentary (“More vacation rentals would undercut tourism revenue,” Island Voices, Star-Advertiser, March 28), I highlighted data published by the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism that showed growth of vacation rentals was hurting our economy — primarily that, despite significant growth in visitor arrivals, from 2008 to 2017, adjusted per capita visitor spending had decreased. Read more

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