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A Study of Lodging Charges and the Allocation of Revenues from Taxes and Assessments on Lodging

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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Domestic Travel Market Report, 2017

February 22, 2018

Domestic person-trips for both leisure and business purposes rose by 27.8 million, a 1.3 percent increase, totaling 2.2 billion person-trips in 2016. Domestic travel...

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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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Impact of Travel on State Economies, 2017 Edition

February 27, 2018

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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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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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: Crisis Readiness and Response

Playbook: Crisis and Readiness Response

The freedom to travel is one of the many liberties we enjoy as Americans, but we are in a new era with shifting global landscapes and unexpected challenges.

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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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May 08, 2018

State of American Vacation 2018

America’s vacation behavior is changing—and for the better.

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