U.S. travel & tourism.

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$2.3 trillion

Economic output generated by domestic and international visitors in 2016 ($990.3 billion in direct travel expenditures that spurred $1.3 trillion more in related industries)

15.3 million

Jobs supported by tourism (8.6 million directly in the travel industry and 6.7 million in related industries)

$248.2 billion

Total wages earned by American workers directly employed by travel industry

$157.8 billion

Tax revenue travel spending generates for federal, state and local governments

2.7%

Percentage of nation's GOP attributed to travel and tourism

1 in 9

U.S. jobs that depend on travel and tourism

Top 10

Travel is among the top 10 industries in 49 states and...

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