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Fast Facts About Myrtle Beach Tourism

How many annual visitors?

  • 18.6 million (2016 estimate per D.K. Shifflet)

How many passengers through Myrtle Beach International Airport?

  • Enplanements: 970,886 (2016)
  • Deplanements:  972, 041 (2016)

How many golf courses?

  • Approximately 88 (2016)

How many rounds of golf played annually?

  • Approximately 2.7 million (2016 estimate)

How many miniature golf courses?

  • 34

How many full-service restaurants?

  • Approximately 1,800 full service restaurants
    (in Horry & Georgetown counties)

How many live entertainment theaters?

  • 8, with a total of over 11,577 seats

How many hotels?

  • Approximately 425

How many rooms for rent during peak season?

  • Approximately 110,000 accommodations
    (approx. 53,000 represent hotel/motel only)

Economic Impact?

  • $7 billion

Tax Impact to both Horry and Georgetown Counties?

  • Accommodation taxes: $22.4 million
  • Admissions taxes: $10.7 million

How many outlet stores?

  • Over 300