New York City record number of visitors in 2014

In the year 2014, the city of New York reached an estimated visitors of 56.4 million visitors, which is an all time record. It also generated a record US$ 61.3 billion in overall along with a great economic impact, backing 359000 jobs related to tourism as well as US$ 21 billion in wages.

The hotel sector of the City reached around 102000 rooms previous year, when selling a 32.4 million total hotel room nights, which is an all-time high, as per a release. Tourism industry also managed to get US$ 3.7 billion in tax profits.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told that from Soho to Soundview to Sunnyside, New York City offers travelers hundreds and hundreds of unique communities and neighborhoods to explore—and past year, 56.4 million travelers selected to experience all that the city of New York has to offer. He added that their 5 boroughs are brimming with all new enclaves of diverse food, performances and art shows around every corner. Our excellent quality of life, low levels of crime, and constant dynamism continue to attract record tourism each year, and 2014 was no exception.

Out of the 56.4 million of those who traveled to New York last year, 44.2 million people came from the US, while 12.2 million people came from outside the country. Average hotel moving in for the year ended at 89%, when average daily room rates across the city ended the year at US$ 295. Both the occupancy rates as well as the room rates in New York are highest in the United States.