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San Antonio Tourism  >>

San Antonio's reputation as a great place to visit has long made it a favorite of tourists and meeting planners and there is no doubt that tourists and visitors are a vital part of the local economy.  The Hospitality Industry ranks second in its local economic impact, behind only the Healthcare and Bioscience industry.  Here are some more interesting facts about the Tourism and Hospitality Industry in San Antonio.

  • One in eight employed in San Antonio works in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry.  Over 112,000 citizens are directly employed by Tourism and Hospitality.

  • 28 million visitors came to San Antonio in 2011.

  • The overall annual economic impact of the Tourism and Hospitality Industry in San Antonio is $12 billion dollars.

  • Contributed more than $300 million dollars in taxes to local governments.


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