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WTTC report shows the tourism industry's impact on US jobs

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The U.S. tourism industry directly supported 5.3 million jobs in 2014—almost six times more than the automotive manufacturing sector — and accounted for 8 percent of the national GDP, according to the new U.S. Benchmarking Report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).