Paul Kern and David Heuther on U.S. Tourism
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.
Paul Kern and David Heuther spoke about the role of the travel and tourism industry in the U.S. economy, focusing on statistics and historical information regarding tourism spending before, during and after the 2008-09 recession. Among the issues were the impact of gasoline prices on tourism, types of jobs generated by tourism, international travel to the U.S., and the industry’s contribution to national GDP. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
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David Heuther Senior Vice President U.S. Travel Association->Research
Paul Kern Chief Bureau of Economic Analysis->Travel and Tourism
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