Orlando hits 74M visitors in 2022; see where they traveled from

ORLANDO, Fla. — Editor’s note: This story is available as a result of a content partnership between WFTV and the Orlando Business Journal.

Orlando is nearly back to the milestone number of visitors it hit in 2019 just before the Covid-19 pandemic ravaged global commerce.

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The region in 2022 welcomed more than 74 million visitors — up nearly 25% from 59.3 million visitors in 2021, according to Visit Orlando data. That means Orlando’s visitation is 98% recovered from pre-pandemic levels.

Here are some additional facts:

  • The travel and tourism industry supports over 392,000 jobs and represents a $67.1 billion economic engine with $5.3 billion in local and state taxes.

Click here to read the full story on the Orlando Business Journal’s website.

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