international travelers

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Tue April 24, 2012
Foriegn Tourists Spend $14 Billion Here Annually

Tennessee a Popular Destination for International Tourists

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  The Commerce Department released an upbeat Spring 2012 Travel and Tourism Forecast Tuesday morning. The report is good news for Tennessee’s economy.

The federal study predicts a four to five percent increase in the number of foreign travelers visiting the U.S. over the next five years.  State Tourism says international travelers are already contributing about $14 billion to Tennessee's economy each year.

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