Stats & Facts

IN 2014, THE CHICAGO TOURISM INDUSTRY REPRESENTED:

  • 50.2 million visitors
  • $14.1 billion in direct spending
  • $885 million in total tax revenue
  • 136,000 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 top five U.S. cities for inbound overseas travel by 2020