Los Angeles reports seventh record year

Health & Leisure
Friday, 12 January 2018
Los Angeles, USA welcomed 48.3 million visitors in 2017 — an increase of more than two per cent over 2016, marking the seventh consecutive year of record-breaking tourism growth.
International tourism to Los Angeles grew 0.9 per cent to a record 7.1 million visitors, outperforming both its projected forecast and the rest of the USA, which Tourism Economics estimated saw a decline of 0.9 per cent year-over-year for 2017.
 
LAX airport  also broke its record for the total number of passengers for the fourth consecutive year. In 2017, 84.9 million travellers passed through the airport, an increase of five per cent over the previous year. Of those travellers, close to 25 million — or around two million over last year — were international.