POSTED BY Zack Mast
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It boosts visitation: According to Oxford Economics, Brand USA increased inbound international travel to the U.S. by 2.3 percent, resulting in 1.1 million additional trips.
It supports U.S. jobs: The additional visitation spurred by Brand USA resulted in an estimated $3.4 billion in new visitor spending and $7.4 billion in increased economic output, which supported more than 53,000 U.S. jobs.
It generates tax revenues: The additional visitor spending created by Brand USA generated an estimated $972 million in federal, state, and local taxes.
It pays strong dividends: Brand USA returns an estimated $47 in direct economic benefits for every $1 spent on travel promotion.
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