Research & Statistics


Total visitation in 2015 was 52.75 million, an increase of 5.1% over the previous record of 50.18 million, achieved in 2014.

Domestic visitation in 2015 was a record 50.97 million, an increase of 4.6% over 2014 levels.

Overseas visitation for 2015 is estimated at 1.62 million.

Mexican visitation to Chicago by air (now included in total visitation) increased 5.7% in 2015.

To view detailed visitation data back to 2010, please click here.



Chicago offers more than 40,000 hotel rooms within the Central Business District (CBD).

To view Chicago's 2015 Hotel Performance, click here.

Hotel Tax Rate: 17.39%

Note: Development projects and timelines are approximate and subject to change

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