Why Travel Matters
Travel and Tourism is one of America's largest industries directly generating $124 billion in tax revenue for local, state, and federal governments.
- Each U.S. household would pay $1,055 more in taxes without the tax revenue generated by the travel and tourism industry.
- Supported 14.4 million jobs, including 7.5 million directly in the travel industry and 6.9 million in other industries.
- 1 out of every 9 jobs in the U.S. depends on travel and tourism.