Thursday, March 27, 2008

Pittsburgh ranks 4th nationally in tourism

Visit Pittsburgh released it's annual report of tourism and announced Pittsburgh now ranks 4Th in the nation. Pittsburgh passed New York to take the 4Th spot nationally. Joe Mcgrath, President and CEO of Visit Pittsburgh said that 10 million people visited Pittsburgh in 07 bringing in 3 Billion Dollars to the region. Visit Pittsburgh says that even though Pittsburgh does well comparatively with cities of similar size a new larger hotel near the convention center will help bring in larger conventions.

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