National travel and tourism spending stepped up in the 2017 2nd quarter
from Sierra Sun Times
Real spending (output) on travel and tourism accelerated in the second quarter of 2017, growing at an annual rate of 4.9 percent after increasing 4.4 percent (revised) in the first quarter, according to new statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Real gross domestic product (GDP) for the nation also accelerated, increasing 3.0 percent in the second quarter (second estimate) after increasing 1.2 percent in the first quarter of 2017.
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