Stats & Facts

IN 2015, THE CHICAGO TOURISM INDUSTRY REPRESENTED:

  • 52.75 million visitors
  • $14.6 billion in direct spending
  • $892 million in total tax revenue
  • 140,000 jobs related to tourism

 

GOALS:

  • 55 million visitors by 2020
  • Book 2.5 million hotel room nights and 55 new groups annually at McCormick Place
  • Elevate Chicago to among the leading U.S. cities for inbound overseas travel by 2020