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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Travel and Tourism Spending Highest Since 2004

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce U.S. travel and tourism output (adjusted for changes in price) increased at an annual rate of 8 percent during the third quarter of 2010, marking the largest quarterly increase in U.S. travel and tourism spending since the first quarter of 2004.

The airline, hotels a restaurant sectors recorded the most growth.

Be kind to your travel agent and get out of town! Book a package tour or cruise vacation!