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Industry trade organisation for US airlines Airlines for America (A4A) on Wednesday announced that it has outlined recommendations to the US government for the growth of travel and tourism in the US.

Recommendations outlined to the US government include improvements for security and immigration as a way to boost travel and tourism to and within the US.

In 2011 60m international travellers visited the US and spent an estimated USD134bn while in 2012 domestic and international travel contributed USD1.1tr to the US economy and supported nearly 7.5mUS jobs.

To facilitate and grow travel and tourism A4A asked the government to speed the issuance of visas, recognise other countries' trusted traveler entry programmes and improve passenger processing.

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Date:Mar 22, 2012
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