According to reports from Travel Weekly and the U.S Department of Commerce, international visitors to the United States spent $13.9 billion on tourism and travel-related activities in May 2012. This figure marks an eight percent increase from May 2011, as well as being the 29th straight month of year-over-year increases in international tourism spending in the country.
"Tourism remains a high-growth bright spot in our economy, and we're on pace for yet another record year," said acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank in a statement.
As many of our destination marketing organization clients are in the United States, this is excellent news, especially for those who are actively reaching out to tourists outside of the country.
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