TITLE

MORE TOURISTS PLEASE

AUTHOR(S)
Cavallaro, Michaela
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Restaurant Business;Apr2007, Vol. 106 Issue 4, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the tourism industry in the U.S. According to the Travel Industry Association of America (TIAA) predictions, there will be a 1% increase in domestic trips and about a 5% increase in international arrivals in 2007. However, this is lower than what was projected in 2006 and is a matter of concern for operators. According to the National Restaurant Association (NRA), travelers account for 15% of revenue at quickservice restaurants, 25% at casual and family dining establishments and a whopping 40% of revenue at fine-dining restaurants. Anti-American sentiment because of Iraq war and increased tourism in other countries are cited as the reasons for the decline in foreign tourists in the country.
ACCESSION #
24714996

 

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