16 JANUARY 2012

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Article from BTNews 16 JANUARY 2012

Great Britain wins in New York

Never a city to do things by half, New York just before Christmas celebrated its 50 millionth visitor with Mayor Bloomberg doing the honours in Times Square.  Keen readers will note that your Editor happened to be in the city that never sleeps at that time.

Responsible for marketing what was the very first capital of the United States NYC & Company have confirmed that the city attracted a record-breaking 10.1m international guests in 2011, a 4% rise over 2010.  The United Kingdom, is the top market of origin for overseas visitors with more than one million holiday travellers – a 2% increase on 2010.  New York City domestic visitors totalled 40.1m, a 2.9% increase over last year.  In monetary terms this represents US$32bn in spending.

New York City continues to hold its position as the number one port of entry for the US and the number one US destination for overseas travel with approximately one out of every three visitors to the US visiting its five boroughs.  Since 2006, New York City has continued to increase its market share for all inbound international travel to the US growing from a 28% market share to a nearly 33% market share for 2010. www.nycgo.com

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