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966
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New reports reveal that tourism, North Carolina's second largest industry, is growing and gaining a larger share in the Southeast.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 51 Issue 2, Feb 1993, p20-22, il
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1882
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Western North Carolina relies a great deal on tourism to provide jobs and economic activity for the region. Now, representatives of the region are asking the state to place the same emphasis on tourism as on manufacturing when allocating funds for each.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 52 Issue 9, Sept 1994, p12-14, il
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2061
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Tourism is North Carolina's second-biggest employer. The state's International Travel Task Force has launched efforts to make North Carolina a prime stop for European vacationers.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 52 Issue 12, Dec 1994, p12-14, il
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2816
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The marketing of the state's scenic and historic areas and man-made attractions, like museums and aquariums, has made tourism a major business in North Carolina. Over 250,000 people are employed in travel-related businesses.
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3248
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Tourism is the state's number two industry, creating 161,00 full-time jobs in 1996 and $9.2 billion in revenue. The industry feels the state should double its current marketing budget of $6.2 million to allow better competition with neighboring states.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 55 Issue 4, Apr 1997, p11-13, il
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3271
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The state ranks 12th nationally in tourism but only 27th in tourism promotion. The industry's Travel 2000 plan seeks legislative doubling of its marketing budget to $13.8 million, to make the state more competitive in attracting visitors.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 4, Apr 1997, p56, il
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3541
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Tourism generated $9.8 billion in revenue in 1996, with 166,000 people employed and $730 million in tax receipts. Critics point out, however, that many jobs pay low wages and are seasonal. The industry, they say, is influenced by weather and recession.
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