April 10, 2014

Statement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Chicago Receiving a Top Ranking From TripAdvisor’s Annual Traveler’s Choice Destination Awards

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“The City of Chicago is thrilled to take the second spot on TripAdvisor's Top U.S. Destination in their annual Traveler’s Choice Destination Awards. From our hotels and restaurants to festivals and conventions, Chicago is home to some of the best attractions that the country has to offer, and our ranking is a reflection of that. Expanding tourism in Chicago is a key part of creating local jobs and growing the Chicago economy, which is why we have significantly increased our investments in tourism and set a goal of 55 million visitors to the city annually by 2020.”