"Question: What industry in this country involves 8 million consumers daily, employs between 4 and 6 million people directly, generates nearly $200 billion in annual expenditures and is our second largest retailing activity? If you answered tourism, you are correct."
Smolski, Chester, "Tourism's Full Potential Waiting in Wings for R.I." (1983). Smolski Texts. 182.
Civic and Community Engagement Commons, Growth and Development Commons, Hospitality Administration and Management Commons, Place and Environment Commons, Tourism Commons, Tourism and Travel Commons, Urban Studies and Planning Commons, Work, Economy and Organizations Commons