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Donald Trump Is Decimating Tourism to the United States

Nearly a year into his presidency, the industry has yet to shake its "Trump Slump."

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Trump is Killing Tourism to U.S., Industry Analysts Say

Tourism is suffering a “Trump slump,” industry analysts say. President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration rhetoric and policies have kept millions of people from visiting the U.S. from other countries and cost the U.S. economy potentially billions of dollars, the analysts told Newsweek. After Trump was inaugurated, the number of international tourists visiting the U.S. dropped by nearly…

Nicole Rodriguez is a political reporter covering the Trump Administration and immigration for Newsweek. The South Florida native, who specializes in government, breaking news and investigative reporting, studied journalism at St. John's University in New York City and is a graduate of Florida International University in Miami.