The Economic Review of Travel in America (ERTIA) documents 2016 and historical measurements of the U.S. travel industry, detailing domestic and international inbound travel volume and the impact of travel on the U.S. economy. The analysis concentrates on four key areas of economic impact:
- Total travel expenditures
- Travel-generated employment
- Travel-generated payroll
- Travel-generated tax revenue at the national, state, and local levels
The report provides analysis on the performance of major travel-related industries in the U.S., such as airlines, lodging, amusement/recreation services and food service.
In addition, a section focused specifically on international visitations highlights the importance of the United States in global tourism.