GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Chicago Tourism Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Chicago Botanic Garden hosts more than 1.2 million visitors each year."

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"In 2019, Chicago's tourism industry generated $16.2 billion in direct spending."

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"Chicago hosted 61% leisure visitors and 39% business visitors in 2018."

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"The annual Chicago Air and Water Show attracts approximately 2 million spectators."

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"McCormick Place, the largest convention center in North America, hosts nearly 3 million visitors annually."

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"Millennium Park, famous for the Cloud Gate sculpture, attracts around 25 million visitors every year."

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"The Lincoln Park Zoo, one of the oldest zoos in the U.S., draws over 3.5 million visitors annually."

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"Navy Pier, one of Chicago's top tourist attractions, sees over 9 million visitors each year."

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"Chicago’s tourism industry supported over 150,000 jobs in 2019."

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"The Field Museum, home to the famous T. rex Sue, attracts more than 1.3 million visitors each year."

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"Chicago welcomed 57.6 million visitors in 2018, setting a new tourism record."

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"The annual Taste of Chicago food festival attracts around 1.5 million people."

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"The Art Institute of Chicago hosts over 1.5 million visitors annually."

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"The Willis Tower Skydeck receives about 1.7 million visitors per year, offering sweeping views from its observation decks."

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"Lake Michigan cruises from Navy Pier attract close to 1 million attendees annually."

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"The Chicago Riverwalk has become a significant attraction, drawing more than 1 million visitors per year."

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"The Magnificent Mile, a major commercial district, sees about 22 million visitors annually."

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"Chicago's Theater District generates over $1 billion in annual economic impact."

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"Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry is visited by approximately 1.4 million people each year."

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"Chicago is home to 77 community areas, each with unique cultural and tourist attractions."

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