1. Tourism leaders in Massachusetts mark economic importance of industry

    Tourism leaders in Massachusetts mark economic importance of industry

    Tourism is the state's third largest employer and is responsible for $15.5 billion in direct expenditures each year in the state, Wall said. A total of 20 million tourists visit Massachusetts each year including 2 million from overseas. New York sends the most people to Massachusetts while Canada and England are the top two foreign countries with visitors to the state.

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      Aerospace/Defense, Business Development, Creative Economy, Education, Energy, Entrepreneurship, Financial Services, Green Region, Health Care, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Logistics, Manufacturing, Medical Devices, Paper Manufacturing, Plastics, Retail, Tourism, Transportation, Workforce
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    1. Tourism is not only our third-largest industry, but also the primary way in which we introduce the world to what a great place Massachusetts is to live and work.
    2. We want to call attention to the value of the industry to the Commonwealth.
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