fresh York welcomes record pengunjung numbers for 2017

Fresh York Welcomes Record Pengunjung Numbers For 2017

fresh York City mayor Bill de Blasio has announced in which 2017 was the eighth consecutive year for record-breaking tourism, with the city welcoming an estimated 62.8 million visitors last year.

Fresh York Welcomes Record Pengunjung Numbers For 2017

The figure represents an increase of 2.3 million visitors over 2016. 

Fresh York Welcomes Record Pengunjung Numbers For 2017

Visitation for 2017 was comprised of 49.7 million domestic along with 13.1 million international visitors, both all-time highs.

Fresh York Welcomes Record Pengunjung Numbers For 2017

“We’re keeping our door to the earth open,” said de Blasio.

Fresh York Welcomes Record Pengunjung Numbers For 2017

“Even with all the headwinds through the White House, we attracted a record number of visitors to our City.

Fresh York Welcomes Record Pengunjung Numbers For 2017

“in which’s a testament to the strength of our tourism sector along with the values of our city.”

Fresh York Welcomes Record Pengunjung Numbers For 2017

In 2017, NYC & Company – the official destination marketing organisation for the city – launched two campaigns, “fresh York City – Welcoming the earth” along with “True York City”, which helped position NYC as a must-visit destination despite challenges from the geopolitical climate along with adjustments in travel policies.

Overall, tourism last year grew 3.8 per cent compared to 2016, when NYC welcomed 60.5 million visitors.

Domestic visitation grew 3.9 per cent, through 47.8 million visitors in 2016 to 49.7 million in 2017.

International travel increased by 3.4 per cent, through 12.7 million visitors in 2016 to 13.1 million in 2017.

“Despite geopolitical challenges along using a travel ban in which made our task of promoting tourism more challenging than ever, we are pleased to see in which we overcame these hurdles to realise a consecutive eighth year of tourism growth in fresh York City, welcoming an all-time high of 62.8 million visitors last year.

“The strength through our Asia along with South American markets helped offset drops in our traditional European core markets.

“At the same time, the City continued its constant trend of reinvention, always offering countless reasons to visit along with discover all in which our a few boroughs only can offer, both iconic along with fresh,” said NYC & Company president Fred Dixon.

NYC has the most active hotel development pipeline from the United States.

Even with the 4,000 fresh rooms added to the city’s hotel inventory last year – bringing the total to nearly 116,500 rooms –  demand remained strong.

Last year, the City sold a record 36.4 million hotel room nights, a 4.5 per cent growth through 2016.

fresh York welcomes record pengunjung numbers for 2017

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