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Jobs: Tourism

In 2006, Mike Bloomberg set a goal of attracting 50 million annual visitors by 2015. In 2011 – four years early – the City reached that goal. In 2013, the City reached a new record high of 54.3 million visitors, who generated an estimated $59 billion in economic impact and helped support jobs.

  • Record number of visitors (54.3 million) in 2013 who created a record economic impact of nearly $59 billion.
  • Between 2006 and 2013, NYC had the highest hotel growth rate in the country.
  • NYC opened 18 international tourism offices operating around the world.