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New York City Sets Tourism Record with 52 Million Visitors in 2012

Destination & Tourism | Claudette Covey | January 01, 2013

New York City Sets Tourism Record with 52 Million Visitors in 2012

NYC & Company CEO George Fertitta and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced that the city welcomed a record 52 million visitors in 2012, a new all-time high and a 2.1 percent increase over 2011. Visitors to the city generated an estimated $55.3 billion in economic impact to the city’s economy, with direct spending reaching $36.9 billion.

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