In the early weeks of 2017 more jobs are in demand and according to Zippia.com jobs in Recreation and Tourism Management are a hot commodity in Wyoming.
Within Natrona County alone, a range of data from 2000 to 2015 shows little over one percent average growth has occurred year after year, a trend the city aims to continue.
Brook Kreder Casper Area Visitor’s Bureau President told News 13, “We have a very vibrant tourism economy here in Natrona County. We have world class recreational assets. We know people come for world class fishing, we've got the mountain, we've got a ton of outdoor recreation. One of our big draws is we're on the path to Yellowstone so we see in those non shoulder seasons or through the summer months that we see a nice increase in visitation through that."
She also shared the upcoming solar eclipse will provide a large increase in visits to the area and she hopes that new faces coming to Casper will see why it is worth coming back to another time.