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Orlando becomes first U.S. destination to surpass 70 million visitors

May 12th, 2018 10:12 AM by Brent Ferry



2017 numbers are in. Visitation to Orlando rose over 5% from 2016 solidifying its position as the most visited destination in America. 72 million visitors traveled to Orlando in 2017.

The historic figure identifies Orlando as the first U.S. destination to surpass 70 million annual visitors. Visit Orlando, the region's official destination tourism and marketing organization, also celebrated a record number of U.S. visitors (65.86 million), record convention attendance, and record airline arrivals making Orlando International Airport the busiest airport in Florida with 44.6 million passengers, a 6.4% increase. 6.15 million international travelers visited Orlando in 2017.
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Posted by Brent Ferry on May 12th, 2018 10:12 AM

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