New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg stated New York City attracted a record 48.7 million visitors in 2010, a 6.8% year-on-year increase (Bloomberg, 05-Jan-2011). The increase drove up leisure and hospitality jobs in New York by 6600 to more than 320,000 in 2010. Tourists spent USD31 billion in the city in 2010.
New York City records 48.7 million tourists in 2010; spend of USD31bn
5-Jan-2011 11:45 AM