Illinois Tourism News
Illinois breaks news tourism ground in 2018
4 July 2019 Tourism News Organisations & Operators
More than 117 million visitors travelled to Illinois in 2018, setting a new record number of visitors for the state, governor Jay Pritzker announced today. Visitors to the state spent $41.7 billion, boosting Illinois’ economy by $2 billion over the previous year, according to data provided by the United States Travel Association.
Illinois visitor numbers hit record high
18 May 2018 Tourism News Organisations & Operators
Visitors to Illinois hit an all-time high in 2017, government Bruce Rauner announced earlier. Nearly 114 million people travelled to the state last year to ‘Enjoy Illinois’ and give a $1.1 billion boost to the state’s economy.