Examines impact of travel and tourism industry on overall economy. Describes types of tourism, reviews tourism geography, considers use of tourism as a development tool, and discusses tourism to Gulf coast in wake of 2010 BP Deepwater oil spill. Highlights related legislation, and includes tables and graphs.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division. U.S. Travel and Tourism Industry