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Japanese tourists have been overtaken by Chinese tourists as the most frequent foreign visitors. Tour buses and shuttles make daily trips from New York City,  the center employs a staff of interpreters, and currency exchange and foreign shipping services are available on site. Guests are greeted in several languages other than English including Japanese , Spanish , French and Portuguese. Orange County officials sometimes refer to Woodbury Common as the county's cash cow as the sales tax collected on the clothing and footwear sold at the center, even after recent reductions by the state, provides a significant portion of the county's revenue.
The center is also a significant part of the local property tax base, particularly for the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District. However, it was also believed by many county residents to account for what was, until recently, a dearth of quality shopping opportunities on the west side of the Hudson as opposed to those available across the river, in southern Dutchess County.
Retailers , according to this theory, were not willing to compete with a large outlet mall for visitors. They also believed that Woodbury Common saturated the upscale-shopping market in the county Orange County's other two malls of note, the Galleria at Crystal Run and the Newburgh Mall , are geared to more downscale shoppers [ citation needed ].
The downside of the revenue is the traffic generated by the mall, particularly on major shopping days. Black Friday in particular was remembered for protracted snarling of not just the expressways leading to Woodbury Common but the local roads as well.
Some motorists were trapped on the mall's internal roads for hours. The following Memorial Day , state troopers, Woodbury police and mall officials tested a new plan whereby they viewed the situation from a command center and made decisions jointly.
However, the Sunday of Labor Day weekend in also led to some legendary snarling, since bad weather abated just in time for back-to-school sales and roads backed up: Officials called on the state to build a Route 32 exit ramp that lets southbound drivers reach the Thruway without turning left and blocking traffic. It was reported afterwards that New York's Department of Transportation had accelerated the process of designing such a connection. Heavy mall-related traffic is more than just an inconvenience to Woodbury residents, since as the name "Central Valley" implies, the mall is at one end of a lengthy valley between the Hudson Highlands and Harriman State Park on one side and Schunemunk Mountain on the other.
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