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Record number of tourists visited New York in 2016

Record number of tourists visited New York in 2016

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Never before in New York as much as tourists. In 2016, visited 60,3 million people the American city.

That leaves marketing organization, NYC & Company know.

The previous record stood at sixty million tourists. Earlier this year, it was predicted that this record in 2016 is not broken, would be 59.7 million tourists in 2016 New York would visit.

Seven years of growth

Now this number is higher, this means the city seven years in a row, a growth rate of tourists to see. Last year welcoming New York with 58.5 million passengers. For the coming year, expect New York 61.8 million visitors.

Of 60,3 million 47.6 million tourists coming in from America. The remainder relates to international travelers.

The tourism is very good for the 375,000 jobs in the city. That is 15,000 more than last year. In the hotels that are located in the city, were in 2016 34.9 million rooms booked. This is also a record.

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