Utah tourism seeing historic growth, says Gardner Institute data

Utah's 'Mighty 5' national parks are leading a historic boom in tourism, according to new data from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute. Visitors spent a record-breaking $8.2 billion from 2011 to 2015, the data shows, with tourism generating about 142,500 jobs in 2015 alone. Read more on the data and what it means for Utah's economy in the Deseret News.