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USTA: U.S. Share of Inbound International Travel Will Continue to Drop Through 2023

The loss is predicted to cost the U.S. economy $78 billion in visitor spending and 130,000 jobs.

Hotel Opens at National World War II Museum in NOLA

The Higgins Hotel and Conference Center features 18,000 square feet of meeting space.

Uber Reports More Than 3,000 Sexual Assaults on 2018 Rides

That figure includes 235 rapes across the company's 1.3 billion rides last year.

France on Strike: Trains Stuck, Versailles Shut, Unions Firm

Most French trains were at a halt -- including Paris subways -- and traffic jams multiplied around the country.

France Shuts Down: Mass Strike Hits Trains, Eiffel Tower

The walkout was expected to hit transportation the hardest, as flights, trains and buses canceled service and most of the Paris subway system came to a halt.

Much Anticipated Star Wars-Based Attraction Debuts at Disney World

Visitors will be able to hop on multiple rides, wander through gigantic set pieces, encounter live actors and be wowed by realistic animatronics.

Charlotte Convention Center Expansion Underway, Set to Debut in 2021

Once complete, meeting space at the venue will increase by 50,000 square feet.

DHS Might Require U.S. Citizens to Be Photographed at Airports

Federal officials are considering using photographs of travelers entering or leaving the  country as part of a facial-recognition identification system.

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