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AAHOA Statement on Secretary Raimondo’s Strategy to Reenergize U.S. Travel and Tourism

| Jun 09, 2022

AAHOA applauds the 2022 National Travel and Tourism Strategy that was released on June 6, 2022, by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo on behalf of the Tourism Policy Council (TPC).

The U.S. Department of Commerce fact sheet shares their action plans to rebuild our travel economy. The focus of this new strategy, which is promoting America as a premier destination by fostering a sector that drives economic growth, creates jobs and bolsters conservation and sustainability.

The strategy aims to support broad-based economic growth in travel and tourism across the United States.

“90 million international visitors will drive strong economic growth,” said AAHOA President & CEO Laura Lee Blake. “$279 billion in annual estimated spending by these visitors will help not only the hotel and hospitality industry, but also the entire American economy. We commend Secretary Raimondo’s new National Travel and Tourism Strategy, and welcome her efforts to aggressively rebuild U.S. travel and Tourism.”

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