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Travel industry: We're 99 percent recovered from recession

Thursday, January 16, 2014

"As of December 2013, the travel industry has made up 99 percent of the jobs lost during the Great Recession, compared to 86 percent of the rest of the economy, and is just 5,000 short of its prerecession level of employment," said U.S. Travel Association senior vice president for economics and research David Huether.