TRAVEL: The New Jet-Setters

THE travel industry is getting a boost from a new source: black economic power. Badgered by both legal and social barriers in the past, most blacks rarely wandered far from home. Those barriers are falling rapidly now—not only in the U.S. but in many countries round the world. As a result, airlines in the past several months have begun tying up with established black tour operators. Black newspapers, magazines and radio stations are being deluged with travel advertisements. A San Francisco tour operator, Bob Hayes, has written The Black American Travel Guide (Straight Arrow Books; $6.95),...

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