a New attendance record for New York city: The American metropolis has received in the past year 65.2 million visitors-more than ever before. According to the new Figures of the tourism-marketing Agency, NYC & Company, approximately 51.6 million U.S. citizens and 13.5 million foreigners came in 2018 in the big city.
among the foreigners the British had with 1.24 million visitors, the largest group, Chinese (1.1 million), Canadians (one Million), Brazilians (920, 000) and French (807'000) followed. The tourism industry in New York employs approximately 391 000 people. In the coming year, the American metropolis is aiming for 67 million visitors.
According to the annual Ranking of Global Destination Cities Mastercard in New York is among the cities with the most foreign visitors in 6th place. In the first place, Bangkok, landing, London, Paris, Dubai and Singapore. (chk/AFP)
Created: 17.01.2019, 04:26 PM