ROOST Out With Solar Eclipse Overnight Stay Revenue Estimate

The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) has reviewed and calculated the estimated direct spend of Essex County overnight visitation during the total solar eclipse. Initial estimates are valued at more than $2.7 million. Sun Community News reports ROOST officials say it’s a conservative estimate, which shows significant impact from travel to the region to witness the solar eclipse, representing an estimated $2.2 million increase over the same time period last year.