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San Francisco Travel is reporting a total of 25.8 million visitors to the city in 2018, up 1.2 percent over 25.5 million in 2017.

The San Francisco Travel Association opened two new Visitor Information Centers (VICs) in January 2019 – one inside the newly expanded Moscone Center and the other in Chinatown at 625 Kearny St.

“With the completion of the Moscone Center expansion, San Francisco is taking a major step to support and expand our tourism industry, while also serving residents in the surrounding area,” said Mayor Breed.

San Francisco Travel Association is forecasting record levels of visitor volume and spending for 2018. This is the ninth year in a row that the destination has surpassed the previous year’s totals.

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Total visitor volume hits 25.5 million, up 1.4 percent. Visitor spending exceeds $9.10 billion, up 1.4 percent.