World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) released its annual Economic Impact Research report for 2017 showing that the country’s travel and tourism sector provided $1.5 trillion to the economy in 2016 and supported more than 14 million jobs.
The outlook for 2017 is less than rosy. Our sister newsletter, Inbound Report, published an industry roundup in April. Read more here.
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