Number of visitors to Los Angeles County (2006):
25.4 million
Amount of money they spent while in town: $13.5 billion
Ranking of Los Angeles as an international tourist destination: Second, behind New York.
Air passenger traffic at Los Angeles International Airport (2006): 61 million
Number of tourism-related jobs: 267,400
Number of hotel rooms: More than 92,000
Occupancy rate: 75.1 percent
Average hotel room nightly price: $113.90
Most expensive hotel room: $10,000 a night for a 5,000-square-foot penthouse at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel.
Number of citywide conventions in fiscal 2007-08: 53
Average number of days of sunshine a year: 329
Average amount of rainfall a year: 14.9 inches
Sources: LA Inc.; Smith Travel Research; Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel; Los Angeles World Airports; National Weather Service; In-N-Out Burger; International Trade Administration, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries

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