2011 VISITOR DATA
Chicago welcomed 43.59 million total visitors in 2011 - an 11.1% increase from the 39.24 million visitors in 2010. The 42.39 million domestic business and leisure visitors in 2011 represented an 11.2% increase over 2010's numbers and marked the first positive year-over-year change in this visitor metric since 2007. Overall, Chicago's 2011 increase in visitor numbers surpassed the overall US average by 4.5%.
Other notable milestones include:
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