Analysis of NBTA report on Lodging, Rental Car, and Meal Taxes for Convention Center Task Force

The "Lodging, Rental Car and Meal Taxes on Travelers in the Top 50 U.S. Cities" is a National Business Travel Association (NBTA) report, prepared by American Economics Group (AEG) in July 2008. The NBTA report provides tax data for the "Top 50 U.S. Cities," which are those cities that report the highest number of air passengers (full set). The report includes data for eleven (11) of the thirteen (13) cities in San Diego's competitive set (competitive set); there is no data for Vancouver, Canada or Anaheim, California. In the following graphs and calculations, data for Orange County, California is used as a proxy for Anaheim.

Download the report here.

Rosey Williams