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Good news about Mardi Gras Galveston - The Galveston County Daily News : Editorials

July 24, 2014

Good news about Mardi Gras Galveston

Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:00 am

While it is too soon to determine how much spring break will help the area’s tourism industry, which has been hampered by a cold and wet winter, there was a bit of promising news this week.

Mardi Gras this year outpaced last year in the number vehicles that crossed the causeway — an increase of nearly 35,000 vehicles — and increases in hotel occupancy rate and hotel revenue, 1.6 percent and 13.2 percent, respectively.

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