FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 5, 2017

 

CONTACT:
Michelle Revuelta
mrevuelta@choosechicago.com

Melanie Perez
mperez@choosechicago.com

 

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and David Whitaker, President & CEO of Choose Chicago, today announced that visitors to Chicago in 2016 reached 54.1 million - a new record and 2.9 percent increase over the previous year's record performance. The increase of 1.5 million visitors moves the city closer to reaching the Mayor's goal of 55 million visitors.