Come live in Florida’s Last Paradise, home to extreme varieties
of awesome beauty. From world-class beaches, resorts, shopping and
recreation to sweeping saw grass prairies and wetlands with
flourishing wildlife, this is truly Florida’s Last Paradise.
Here you will find the quaint and historic, as well as the
elegant and modern. Come explore Collier County and the many diverse
attractions they have to offer.
Tourism is an important business for Naples, Marco Island, and
the Everglades. As the leading employer and the primary economic
engine for the region, the tourism industry is responsible for over
25,000 jobs in Collier County. Over 1.3 million visitors in 2004
spent over $681 million, resulting in a total economic impact of
over $1 billion.
Residents benefit from the tourism industry through tax savings
that endow Collier County with enhanced amenities in the community.
A tax savings of $518 per resident is estimated thanks to the
expenditures of visitors. Visitors leave over $8.6 million in
tourist development taxes in our region and they provide $60 million
in sales tax revenues.
Tourist development taxes pay for extensive beach re-nourishment
programs in Collier County. These taxes also help pay for museums,
special programs and events, the Convention and Visitors Bureau, and
support for the tourism industry through advertising and
Tourists who visit Collier County leave with
such treasured memories that they keep coming back year after year.
Often the desire to return becomes a longing to call Collier County
home. Who can resist the natural beauty, beaches, shopping and
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