Federal Role in Tourism: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Business, Trade, and Tourism of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, First Session on Federal Role in Tourism, May 4, 1981

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Page 49 - Agents, Inc. is the world's largest professional travel trade organization. The Society is comprised of more than 16,000 members from over 120 countries representing all facets of the travel and tourism industry. ASTA's fundamental purpose is the promotion and advancement of the interests of the travel agency industry and the safeguarding of the traveling public against fraud, misrepresentation, and other unethical practices. In the United States, ASTA members in more than 8,000 travel agency locations,...
Page 77 - ... the electric utilities, gas utilities, and fuel wholesalers or manufacturers, information provided by other governmental agencies, independent analysis and study by the commission and information provided at the hearing or hearings. Such plans shall provide for the provision of essential services, the protection of public health, safety, and welfare, and the maintenance of a sound basic state economy. Provision shall be made in such plans to eliminate wasteful, uneconomic, and unnecessary uses...
Page 10 - Payments" by Jane Sneddon Little, an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
Page 44 - We appreciate this opportunity to present our views and would be pleased to try to answer any questions you may have.
Page 77 - Any standby program for the distribution of petroleum during a shortage should retain the Congressionally-mandated end-use priorities set forth in Section 4(B)(1) of the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act of 1973, as amended ("EPAA").
Page 74 - I would like to thank the Committee for this opportunity to present the views of our organization on pending legislation to establish an emergency health Insurance program for the unemployed.
Page 4 - In 1980, it accounted for nearly $160 billion in domestic and international spending — some 6 percent of the gross national product, exceeded only by the food and automotive industries. Expenditures on travel worldwide have grown at the compound rate of more than 10 percent per year and many predict that in 20 years tourism will be the No.

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