Journey is again: Native tourism locations

Kalle Benallie

The summer season tourism season is in full swing for a lot of due to COVID-19 vaccinations and restrictions loosening domestically and internationally. And it seems excessive fuel costs and elevated inflation aren’t having a right away impact on holidays.

The World Journey & Tourism Council estimates U.S. journey and tourism may attain pre-pandemic ranges of just about $2 trillion. The Division of Commerce estimated in 2019 the trade was price $1.9 trillion.

And the primary report back to “formally monitor the financial affect of Native-owned hospitality companies” confirmed in 2017 Native American tourism was a $14 billion trade.