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New York most visited by overseas travelers

June 16, 2008

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New York got a record-setting 7.6 million foreign visitors last year, making it the U.S. city most visited by travelers from overseas, according to the U.S. Commerce Department. Following New York on the list of top U.S. destinations for foreigners were Los Angeles (2.7 million); Miami (2.3 million); San Francisco (2.3 million); Orlando (2.1 million); Las Vegas (1.7 million); Honolulu (1.6 million); and Washington (1.2 million), the Commerce Department said. Among states, New York State was first, followed by California with 5.2 million foreign visitors, and Florida, with 4.7 million foreign visitors. The Commerce Department said spending by international travelers added $122 billion to the domestic economy.

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Daytrader23 6 years, 10 months ago

And Kansas had 2 overseas travelers last year, both of which suffered from dementia and thought they were going to see the wonderful wizard.

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