News for the Hospitality Executive
April 27, 2010 - The U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries recently published its annual Year in Review report for 2009. Simply put, the global economic slowdown created the most difficult environment for the tourism industry since the tragic attacks of September 11, 2001.
To view the 2009: Year in Review in its entirety, please visit:
Within the report there is a summary of the changes over the last decade for travel to and within the U.S. in terms of international arrivals, travel and tourism exports, employment, output and prices.
The U.S. Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI) is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating international travel and tourism statistics for the U.S. Travel and Tourism Statistical System. For more monthly travel and tourism-related trade data dating back to 1992, please visit:
U.S. Department of Commerce
Register Notice Published for Invitation for Those of Interest to Serve
on Board of Directors for the Corporation for Travel Promotion /
|U.S. Department of Commerce Reports that International Visitors to the U.S. Up 10% in January 2010, the Fourth Straight Month of Increases; Spending at $10.3 billion for the Month / April 2010|
Department of Commerce Reports that U.S. International Air Travel
Abroad Down 3% in 2009 / April 2010