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Lodging Tax Review

The Lodging Tax Review: How Assessments Work for Your Destination

February 22, 2018

This report, commissioned by the Destinations Council, serves as a tool for destinations to advocate for consistent or increasing investment in tourism by comparing their destination’s situation to others and track expenditures and rates over time. 

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Travel and Trade

March 06, 2019

An analysis of the incredible—yet not so obvious—impact of international inbound travel on the U.S. trade balance.

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The Economic Review of Travel in America, 2018 Edition

December 20, 2018

Analysis of current and historical measurements of the U.S. travel industry, including domestic and international inbound travel volume and the impact of travel on the U.S. economy.

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Travel Forecast

December 12, 2018

Driven by the U.S. Travel Association and Oxford Economic's proprietary travel forecasting model, the semi-annual domestic and international forecasts allow members to review the...

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Made in America: Travel's Essential Contribution to Economic Development

August 14, 2018

The global travel marketplace is highly lucrative, and it is more important now than ever before that we keep American destinations top of mind for travelers, both in the U.S. and abroad.

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Domestic Travel Market Report, 2018

March 01, 2019

This annual report offers insights on domestic travelers’ characteristics including: primary trip purpose, accommodation preferences, changes in travel party composition and the top trip...

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March 22, 2019

Impact of Travel on State Economies, 2018 Edition

Economic impact statistics (travelers’ expenditures, travel-generated employment, payroll income and tax revenues) for the nation, each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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March 01, 2019

Domestic Travel Market Report, 2018

This annual report offers insights on domestic travelers’ characteristics including: primary trip purpose, accommodation preferences, changes in travel party composition and the top trip activities...

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December 20, 2018

The Economic Review of Travel in America, 2018 Edition

Analysis of current and historical measurements of the U.S. travel industry, including domestic and international inbound travel volume and the impact of travel on the U.S. economy.

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August 14, 2018

Made in America: Travel's Essential Contribution to Economic Development

The global travel marketplace is highly lucrative, and it is more important now than ever before that we keep American destinations top of mind for travelers, both in the U.S. and abroad.

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August 08, 2018

Under-Vacationed America: A State-by-State Look at Time Off

Leaving vacation days unused has become an unfortunate national pastime. America is not, however, monolithic.

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July 25, 2018

Playbook: Protecting Your Budget

Playbook: Protecting Your Budget

This playbook is designed to help better prepare destination organizations for a variety of scenarios related to the stability of their funding and reputation within their communities.

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