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BI Tourism: Covid Update
As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, we would like to update you on the latest news in tourism from the past week.
COMMUNICATION AND PRESS RELEASES
● The Port of Seattle now expects the launch of the cruise season will be delayed until the resolution of the public health emergency. This will have a significant impact on visitor spending on Bainbridge this summer. Each homeport sailing creates approximately $4 million in regional business activity, with a full cruise season generating nearly $900 million statewide and supporting 5,500 jobs.
● WSF has temporarily reduced service on several routes, include Bainbridge, due to a significant decline in ridership. These changes are currently in effect through April 25th.
● For those who have participated in the Spring Concierge Trade Show with Visit Bainbridge, the show has been canceled. TBD whether or not it will be rescheduled.
● Gov. Inslee’s Stay Home Stay Healthy proclamationView more
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