Travel: Closing the Tourist Gap

Playing the genial host, the U.S. Senate last week laid out a huge welcome mat for foreign tourists anxious to visit the U.S. Passed by the Senate and sent to the House of Representatives for almost certain approval was a bill establishing a United States Travel Service, whose function will be to persuade more foreigners to visit the U.S. Provided with an initial budget of $5,000,000, the national tourist office will open branch offices abroad, work with private business to simplify tour arrangements and hotel accommodations, entice potential visitors with a "Tour...

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