United States International Spending On Track For Record Setting Year

International visitors spending while in the United States increased by 5 per cent over February 2012. The International Trade Administration (ITA) announced that visitors spent an estimated $14.3 billion in February 2013 on travel and tourism related activities.

With a focus to increase the number of international visitors to the United States, the National Travel and Tourism Strategy aims to:

  • Welcome 100 million visitors by 2021;
  • Expand promotional efforts to market the U.S. as a travel destination;
  • Enhance travel within the U.S. by removing institutional barriers;
  • Provide high quality visitor experiences;
  • Use technology that provides information and interprets content for non-English speaking visitors;
  • Create jobs;
  • Providing high quality research, data and trends.

Click here to learn more about the National Travel and Tourism Strategy.

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