Published on : Friday, February 3, 2017
Trump Presidency and his recent executive decision created global debate and tension giving unprecedented anxiety to the global tourism industry in return. The temporary order of this decree suspends refugee entry for 120 days with Syrian refugees into United States until further intimation. Additionally, citizens of seven Muslim countries like Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Libya, Syria, Sudan and Yemen have been further prohibited to enter US.
It is though too early to predict that whether this order will impact tourism or not but it has created a depletion in confidence of the travel market attendants. As we know that America was founded on the basis of openness to all immigrants has become an elusive dream now.
One of the largest markets in the tourism sector, US makes a total contribution of US$ 1, 47 trillion to the GDP with a prediction to reach 2, 25 trillion by 2025. The travel GDP of United States is at par with direct exports of the world tourism sector of US1, 5 trillion at 2015. The tourism industry went through uninterrupted growth in spite of occasional shocks bringing to the forefront the resilience and strength of this sector to the world.
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