TRAVEL: The Biggest Season

The boom in European travel this year will be the greatest ever. Last week transatlantic airlines and shiplines predicted that they will boost last year's record haul by 10%, carry abroad more than 600,000 Americans who will spend upwards of half a billion dollars.

American tourists were already spreading over Europe. They poured into London at the rate of 1,000 a day. bought out (through June) Stratford's Shakespeare fete, booked all available accommodations for the late summer (Aug. 21-Sept. 10) Edinburgh Festival. In Madrid all hotels were filled, and at the bullfights, Americans...

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