Modern Living: This Must Be the U.S.

"We had been planning to come here some day," said Harry Lafont, 47, a French businessman on holiday in the U.S. this month with his wife Suzy. "When the dollar was devalued once again, we decided we could make the trip this year." Like the Lafonts, vacationers from around the world are taking advantage of dollar devaluations, cheap charter flights and their own higher incomes by joining the biggest tour ist invasion the U.S. has ever experienced. Led by the Japanese, British, West Germans and French in that or der, overseas travel to America in the first three months of...

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