King County Again Busts Tourism Record
Visitor count in 2018 reached nearly 41 million
Visitors descended on King County at record rates for the ninth consecutive year, according to statistics released at Visit Seattles annual meeting today. Preliminary estimates indicate that 40.9 million visitors came to King County last year, up 2.5 percent from 2017. Visitors last year spent $7.8 billion, a hike of 5.8 percent from two years…
The 10 Amazon HQ2 Gimmicks and Pitches Worth Your Attention
Amazon's deadline for HQ2 proposals has come and gone. So which cities are making bids worthy of a closer look?
Time is officially up for every North American city that has put together a proposals to bring Amazons coveted, $5 billion, 50,000-employee HQ2. At this point, its anyones guess where the second headquarters might land. No, really; everyone is guessing. And now Amazon has more than 100 cities to choose from as it sorts through…
Ranked: Best Value Colleges in Washington State
See which Washington state college provide the best return on investment.
Smartasset, a New York startup providing personal finance information and guidance, ranked colleges across the nation on how much bang a student gets for the bucks invested. It weighed tuition, average financial aid and student living costs against student retention rates and the average starting salaries of graduates. Heres how 16 Washington schools ranked. State…