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Spending on travel and tourism, adjusted for inflation, shot up 6.8 percent in the first three months of this year, outpacing growth in the overall U.S. economy. Find out more on July 5 at approximately 9:15 a.m. EDT as Paul Kern, a branch chief at the Bureau of Economic Analysis, discusses statistics about travel and tourism spending and employment. Each Friday, C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" segment features information from the federal statistical system. The program highlights the trends and allows the public to call in or email their views. More information on previous C-SPAN programs is available at <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/cspan/.>
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