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Friday, October 14, 2005

Gas Prices Put the Brakes on Summer Tourism

The Detroit Free Press reports that high gasoline prices and a poor state economy put a drag on Michigan's summer travel season. 4 in 5 consumers said they traveled less or the same amount in 2005 due to high gas prices and economists are concerned that winter tourism will be similarly affected. At $16 billion annually, tourism is the state's second largest industry.
Also see Travel Barometer Report Labor Day 2005 from Travel Michigan

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# posted by farlane @ 9:06 AM
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