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
One in eight employed
in San Antonio works in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry. Over
94,000 citizens are directly employed by Tourism and Hospitality.
In 2004, 7 million
passengers flew in and out of the San Antonio International Airport.
21 million visitors came
to San Antonio in 2004.
annual economic impact of the Tourism and Hospitality Industry in San
Antonio is $8.7 billion dollars.
payrolls from the Tourism and Hospitality Industry is $1.58 billion dollars