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U.S. Department of Commerce

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  • 1929 radio weather broadcasts help pilots

     
    New $20,000 Federal Airway radio station in Glendale with one of its 128-foot towers. Hourly weather reports are broadcast to pilots and airports.
  • International travel to the U.S. expected to boom

     
    If you live near a tourist attraction in the U.S., you might want to practice your Mandarin and Portuguese. International travel to the U.S. is expected to grow by 5% to 6% each year over the next five years, with...

    Japan-to-U.S. visits continue to drop since quake and tsunami

     
    The number of Japanese tourists visiting the U.S. has dropped significantly since the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. But the drop in Japanese tourists comes as visitor numbers from....

    Spending by international visitors keeps growing

     
    The U.S. continues to build a strong trade surplus in travel and tourism. International visitors to the United States spent nearly $12.5 billion on travel to and tourism activities within the country in June, a 9% increase over the same month in 2010,...

    Fewer Americans traveled abroad last year

     
    U.S. citizens cut back on travel abroad last year, particularly to overseas countries, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. In 2010, 37.4 million U.S. citizens traveled by plane nonstop outside of the country, a 4 percent...