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LA County tourism broke records, supported more jobs in 2013

LA County tourism broke records, supported more jobs in 2013
A record-breaking year for tourism in Los Angeles County in 2013 was also responsible for an increase in tourism-related jobs and spending. The 42.2 million visitors to L.A. County in 2013, a 2.5% increase from the previous year, supported 436,700 jobs …
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Syria: bumper tourism season predicted
The Old City of Homs, formerly a tourist attraction, has been reduced to little more than rubble, with homes, shops and religious sites levelled. Indeed, the prospects of a flood of tourists into any part of the country, where a civil war has killed …
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Study shows Gordon's strengths, flaws in tourism
According to a recent study done by Randall Travel Marketing, a market research and planning company focused on the tourism industry, it has a 9-digit impact. The study reported tourism brings in $ 104,174,295 to Gordon County. To put that in …
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Georgia's tourism industry booming
According to the U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics, Georgia's visitor impact now stands 18 percent higher than its pre-recession level in 2007. In 2013, visitor spending generated $ 2.8 billion in state and local tax revenue in Georgia. In …
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