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San Francisco visitor numbers near record high

By September 11, 2019 No Comments
Long a popular Bay Area tourist destination, San Francisco is seeing record numbers of visitors — and dollars — in 2019. (Photo by Pexels/Pixabay)

A record number of travelers and spending is expected in 2019 in San Francisco, according to the San Francisco Travel Association.

Marketers with the association are predicting 26.2 million travelers will come to the city in 2019, a 1.5 percent increase over 25.8 million in 2018.

Total spending is expected to rise 2.6 percent from $9.3 billion last year to $9.56 billion this year.

Three million international travelers are expected in 2019, up 2 percent from 2018.