• Record 57.6 million tourist visit Chicago in 2018

    5 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Chicago welcomed record-breaking 57.6 million visitors in 2018, including both business and pleasure, as per the city's new tourism numbers. Mayor Rahm Emanuel attributes attractions like Art on the Mart for the record growth in tourism. It shows a 4.3 per cent jump over 2017's record of 55.2 million arrivals.
    The rate of growth among domestic travellers, rose by 4.4 per cent from 2017. Chicago welcomed overseas visitors too whose numbers swelled by 2.9 per cent. The growth happened despite gun violence and strained police-community relations.
    The mayor said: “Travel and tourism is a...
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