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December 2013 Economic Snapshot

The importance of health in New York City's economy as well as our regular summary of the City's economy.

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Norwegian Breakaway's Christening in New York City

 |  NYCEDC
This week, NYCEDC and Mayor Bloomberg joined Norwegian Cruise Line and the Rockettes to christen the Norwegian Breakaway, the largest cruise ship ever to port in NYC!

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#35 Seasonal Tourism in NYC

NYCEDC explores the economic impact of seasonal tourism in NYC.

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January 2013 Economic Snapshot

Seasonal tourism and its economic impact on New York City as well as our regular summary of the City's economy.

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New York City Breaks Tourism Record in 2012 with 52 Million Visitors

 |  NYCEDC
New York City welcomed a record 52 million visitors in 2012, a new all-time high and a 2.1 percent increase over 2011. Visitors to the city generated an estimated $55.3 billion in economic impact to the city’s economy, with direct spending reaching $36.9 billion.

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Mayor Bloomberg Announces New York City Breaks Tourism Record Again in 2012 with 52 Million Visitors

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and NYC & Company CEO George Fertitta announced today that New York City welcomed a record 52 million visitors in 2012, a new all-time high and a 2.1 percent increase over 2011. Visitors to the city generated an estimated $55.3 billion in economic impact to the city’s economy, with direct spending reaching $36.9 billion.

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Mayor Bloomberg Outlines How Tuesday's Giants Celebration Could Add $38 Million to City's Booming Tourism Industry

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced that tomorrow’s ticker-tape parade in honor of the Super Bowl XLVI Champions New York Giants will have an economic impact of between $19 million and $38 million, depending on the number of spectators, which was estimated at between 500,000 and one million.

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NYC hotel room count will reach 90,000 by year's end

 |  Source: The Real Deal

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Demystifying the Navy Yard

 |  Source: The Wall Street Journal

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#05 NYC Retail By the Numbers

Tourists spent almost $6 billion in New York City stores, but what if the number of stores is shrinking?

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