Oakland’s tourism numbers explode as city becomes its own destination – San Francisco Business Times

Oakland received high tourism numbers once again in 2015, with 2.6 million overnight visitors spending $1.6 billion in Oakland and generating 94,000 tourism-related jobs.Compared to 2014’s tourism numbers, there was only a slight increase in spending, but the high numbers demonstrate that there’s a continued interest in Oakland as a destination. Approximately 2.6 million visitors came to Oakland in 2014 and spent a total of $1.4 billion, slightly less than in 2015.

Source: Oakland’s tourism numbers explode as city becomes its own destination – San Francisco Business Times