Foreign tourists spend four times more money in New York City than Americans
The average international visitor spends some $1,600 in New York City, four times the amount spent by the average American visitor.
Nine out of every 10 foreign visitors do some shopping in New York City 🛍, compared to fewer than three American visitors.
For foreigners, clothes and electronics are much cheaper in the US than in their home countries.
What people do when visiting New York City
But New York City should receive 300,000 fewer foreign visits this year ✈️, the first decline in almost a decade.
President Donald Trump’s rhetoric on foreigners is one of the reasons for the drop, according to the New York City’s tourism marketing agency.