Record number of tourists head for NY
New York City – 20 December 2016
More than 60 million tourists visited New York in 2016, the most ever, attracted by the Statue of Liberty, the 9/11 Memorial, Broadway shows and four-star restaurants.
The number of tourists from across the United States and around the world exceeded forecasts, city tourism officials said on Monday, and topped last year’s record by 1.8 million, Reuters reported.
“The iconic attractions are always a big draw,” said Fred Dixon, president and chief executive of NYC & Company, the city’s official destination marketing organization. “These are the hallmarks of a New York City … Read More