A couple takes in the view of Lower Manhattan from the Brooklyn Bridge, March 1, 2017 in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
The U.S. Travel Association said the Trump administration's immigration policies are hurting tourism.Earlier this week, the tourism agency NYC & Company revised its 2017 forecast to predict a drop in inbound international travel to New York City, with 300,000 fewer visitors compared to 2016 .ForwardKeys, which tracks travel bookings, reported in February that international trends in bookings to the U.S. are down 6.5 percent compared with the equivalent period the year before.Tourism is an enormous sector of the U.S. economy, generating $2.1 trillion in economic output and supporting 15.1 million jobs, with international visitors a key component, according to data from the U.S. Travel Association.Last year, the U.S. Commerce Department predicted a record 78.6 million international visitors would come to the U.S. in 2017 .
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE