Will 2016 Olympics be a wind-fall?

23 09 2009

Chicago lured 45M tourists who dropped $11.8B last year.  More than 45 million domestic and international tourists visited Chicago in 2008 and spent $11.8 billion, according to figures from the Travel Industry Assn. of America. Those visitors generated about $656 million in tax revenue for the city and state, and contributed to 132,000 local jobs.  Read More…

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