Accession Number:

ADA314680

Title:

International Tourism and U.S. Beaches,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1996-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

Travel and tourism is the Nations largest industry, employer, and foreign-revenue earner, and U.S. beaches are the leading tourist destination. Clearly, beach tourism plays a key role in the U.S. economy. Although domestic tourism is sometimes thought to provide local or regional rather than national benefits, foreign tourism in the U.S. provides clear national benefits important to Americas position in a competitive world economy.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE