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STATS & FACTS

IN 2016, THE CHICAGO TOURISM INDUSTRY REPRESENTED:

  • 54.1 million visitors
  • $15 billion in direct spending
  • $911 million in total tax revenue
  • 145,000+ 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