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August 3, 2018
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials say the state had nearly 244 million visitors in 2017, helping boost the state's tourism industry to record levels for total visitation, economic impact and direct spending.
The Cuomo administration says tourism had an economic impact of $108.7 billion last year, with visitors directly spending $67.6 billion. Officials say the totals increased more than 4 percent over 2016.
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