Tourism: South Carolina tourism industry working to draw more black visitors.

Charleston’s African American history is advertised in at least three places in the downtown Visitors Center, yet none of the two dozen people milling about there on a recent afternoon was black. Outside in the bus shed, long time tour guide Alphonso Brown, a former schoolteacher who is black, was loading up visitors for a morning tour of Catfish Row, […]

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American Tourism: America earns $83 billion from tourism in 5 months while spending $53 billion abroad

US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Stefan M Selig today announced that international visitors spent $21.0 billion on travel to, and tourism-related activities within, the United States in April, an increase of more than three percent when compared to April 2015. “International visitors spent $700 million dollars a day while traveling throughout the United States in April,” Under […]

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