TOURISM: US lost $32b in 2 years because of Trump strict travel policies

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The leader of the US Travel Association, Roger Dow, has cautioned that the nation is in risk of "falling behind" its rivals.

The US offer of worldwide whole deal travel tumbled from 12.9% for each penny to 11.9% in the vicinity of 2016 and 2017, with a five percent drop in landing numbers in the vicinity of 2015 and 2017, reports the Travel Trade Gazette...

North America saw a general ascent of 2% for each penny in tourism numbers, to a great extent in Canada and Mexico, yet the US saw a lessening, as indicated by the World Tourism Organization.

Talking at the IPW travel exchange meeting on 22 May, Dow stated: "More individuals around the globe are travelling more than we've ever seen (paraphrased)– yet an excessive number of travellers are going to places other than US.

He included: "From 2015 to 2017, the US offer of the worldwide travel advertise slipped from 13.6% for each penny to 11.9%. That may not seem like a great deal, but rather it means $32bn in lost guest spending and 100,000 less US employments.

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