Aaron Szyf is an economist at the U.S. Travel Association. 

Aaron Szyf is an economist at the U.S. Travel Association. 

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By the Numbers: Leisure & Hospitality Unemployment Rate More Than Twice the National Average

April 12, 2021

The March employment report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) measured a slight decline in national unemployment, but despite modest improvements, the U.S. Leisure & Hospitality sector continues to lag.

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By the Numbers: World Travel & Tourism Council Releases Annual Global Economic Impact Report

April 07, 2021

This iteration of "By the Numbers" looks at the World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Report on the losses to the global travel economy in 2020.

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By the Numbers: Travel, Hospitality Job Growth Has Gloomy Outlook for the Next Decade

February 24, 2021

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2019–2029 employment projections paint a dire picture for travel-related industries over the next decade. 

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September 03, 2020
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The World Travel and Tourism Council released estimates of the economic impact of the collapse of international travel to the U.S. in 2020.