IN THE NEWS: SF CHRONICLE – Why America isn’t first for more of world’s tourists

U.S. Travel Association Chief Executive Roger Dow has called the government data “deeply concerning … to anyone who cares about the economic well-being of the United States” and said “correcting this troubling trend needs to become a national priority.” A new industry coalition, Visit U.S., is planning to highlight the contributions of foreign tourists, who according to the trade group generated $246 billion in spending in 2016 and directly support 1.2 million jobs.

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