New York City Remains Top U.S. Tourism Destination
IHS Global Insight Ranks Top-20 Tourist Hot Spots in U.S. for Foreign and Domestic Travelers
U.S. City Tourism Impact combines domestic and international travel volumes and spending data from D.K. Shifflet & Associates, as well as the U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of Travel and Tourism Industries with metropolitan area economic data and models from Global Insight to rank the most popular tourist destinations in the U.S.
The 2008 annual ranking of the nation's leading tourism destinations compares domestic and international tourism spending, tourism job creation, and the degree to which each city's economic vitality is dependent upon visitors. The results show that the continued strength in international visitors kept New York City in the top spot in 2008.
Top-20 U.S. Destination Highlights
U.S. Travel & Tourism Services
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