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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Travel Oregon's CEO will be leading President Obama's U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory board.

Obama laid out his plan to increase International tourism through the U.S.Travel and Tourism Advisory board and said Oregon's Todd Davidson would lead the way. He said the goal was, "Making it as safe and simple as possible to visit, helping business all across the country grow and creating jobs."
Last year, international tourists spent $139.4 billion dollars in the United States.
"So if we see impediments to travel, if we see opportunities we can better capitalize on, we can become more efficient," said Davidson.

Read more at KGW.

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