City sees record tourism for 2010

New York City saw a record 48.7 million tourists in 2010, with many of them traveling to local sites in the Bronx.Mayor Michael Bloomberg says

THE BRONX - New York City saw a record 48.7 million tourists in 2010, with many of them traveling to local sites in the Bronx.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says tourism increased nearly 7 percent compared to 2009.

Among the most popular attractions in the borough were the Bronx Zoo and the busy Arthur Avenue market.

Bloomberg says his goal is to reach 50 million visitors in 2012.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Videos from inside the halls and classrooms of 1 Videos capture violent fights inside M.S. 232
News 12 The Bronx hit the streets to 2 Word on the Street: Old TV shows
The Drug Enforcement Administration says drug cartels are 3 Heroin Homeland: Drug cartels in the Bronx
The family of a 10-year-old injured in a 4 Critics: Corner of Hunts Point and Lafeyette too dangerous
News 12 The Bronx asked residents what they 5 Word on the Street: Inauguration Day

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE