South and Central America seen as primary competition
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY —Pent-up demand, growing consumer confidence and a strong U.S. dollar may help fuel a resurgence of U.S. tourists traveling to Europe, according to a report from the World Tourism Organization.
Despite updated projections that the U.S. economy will only grow by about 1.7 percent next year, international tourism officials said outbound U.S. tourism to Europe is expected to return to pre-2008 levels by 2014. (more…)