The Door County Tourism Zone Commission finalized 2017 year-end reporting, and concluded 2017 room tax collection is up 4.2 percent from 2016. In 2017 there were 1,273,109 rooms available for overnight stays compared to 1,249,681 in 2016. Door County visitors filled 560,968 rooms in 2017 compared to 553,470 in 2016. Occupancy in Door County for 2017 was 44.06 percent with an average daily rate of $153. The 2017 year end reporting can be reviewed at doorcountytourismzone.com/reporting/room-tax-reporting.
The Tourism Zone reminds property owners who are renting or thinking of renting their property for short-term rentals, they are required to obtain a Tourism Zone lodging permit and collect and remit the associated room tax. It is the property owners legal obligation in collecting and remitting room tax on lodging revenues. To learn more, go to doorcountytourismzone.com or call 920.854.6200.