Total tourism spending tops $1.3 billion in Louisville with the top two expenditures being lodging (39%) and food/beverage at restaurants (25%).
Thanks, in part, to bourbon and the Derby, Louisville ranks No. 2 for metro areas with the largest share of profitable businesses nationwide.
Hard Truth Distilling Co. in August will expand its spirit distribution footprint for the first time outside of Indiana to the state of Kentucky. Distilleries and bourbon continue to boom in the Commonwealth.