Tourism Outlook Rosy For US, Commerce Says

Law360, New York (December 13, 2013, 2:52 PM EST) -- The U.S. is expected to see a 4 percent annual boost in international travelers over the next five years, demonstrating that travel and tourism remains a bright spot in the recovering U.S. economy, the  U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration said Thursday.

The U.S. can expect 4 percent average annual growth in tourism through 2018 — with nearly 72 million foreign travelers projected to visit the U.S. in 2014 alone — demonstrating continued strong growth following three consecutive record years in visitor volume, according to...
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