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Biggest Apple Ever: NY Gets 54M Tourists, Expects More!

New York's tourism industry played host to 54.3 million tourists this year, a record, and expects to break it next year with more than 55 million. Most NY visitors? Canada and UK with over a million each, followed by Brazil, France and Germany. MORE

The best part of every trip is realizing that it has upset your expectations

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Originally Posted by PHeymont:

We'd have to compare the methods used by the two cities in counting. Tourism figures are notoriously difficult (are business travelers disaggregated? Regional visitors? etc.) It's possible that if Paris used the NY methodology, it would have a much larger figure.

Gotcha.  A bit of an apples and oranges comparison. Sort of whether to count all migratory birds or only the snowbirds.

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We'd have to compare the methods used by the two cities in counting. Tourism figures are notoriously difficult (are business travelers disaggregated? Regional visitors? etc.) It's possible that if Paris used the NY methodology, it would have a much larger figure.

The best part of every trip is realizing that it has upset your expectations

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