Editorial: Visit Durango’s accounting needs serious transparency

The Durango Herald: Looking through invoices from Visit Durango, the area destination management and marketing organization, it’s startling how vague they are, devoid of proper accounting as to where lodgers tax money is actually going.

Considering 90% of Visit Durango’s $3.2 million annual budget comes from the lodgers tax collected by the city of Durango and La Plata County, an easy-to-see breakdown of deliverables is a basic expectation.

Visit Durango must provide specifics on expenditures –plainly – to receive this windfall of lodgers tax revenue. No room for sloppy accounting.

Visit The Durango Herald for more.

Subscribe to Our Blog