Reminder: There Are No Fees To Claim Your Prize When You Win The Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes

Reminder: There Are No Fees To Claim Your Prize When You Win The Publishers Clearing House SweepstakesThe day has finally come — you’ve won the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes! At least, that’s what the guy on the phone is telling you. But don’t send your thanks to the ghost of Ed McMahon just yet: if someone is telling you to fork over huge wads of cash in order to claim your prize from PCH, it’s a scam and you should hang up the phone and start hoping anew.

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New lodging industry study reveals solid growth in job creation, economic activity, travel revenue

New lodging industry study reveals solid growth in job creation, economic activity, travel revenue
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) released a new Lodging Industry Trends report that underscores the industry’s steady pace of job creation, community development and increased tourism and travel across the United States. The latest figures show the hotel industry added more than 30,000 new hotel jobs and more than 100,000 new travel-related jobs, marking a record fifth year of consecutive job creation. Further, salaries are up six percent.

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Travel spending has increased by $48b. – So what are travelers spending money on?

Travel spending has increased by $48b.   So what are travelers spending money on?
SWITZERLAND – The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) recently released data on the spending habits of tourists in 2014, which put $1.2 trillion back into the global economy – an increase of $48 billion from the previous year. The same report revealed that receipts from international visitors spending on accommodation, food and drink, entertainment, shopping and other services and goods reached an estimated US$ 1,245 billion (euro 937 billion) in 2014, an increase of 3.7%.

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