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Dallas - A steady drumbeat of news and policy proclamations seemed likely to damage America’s $250bn travel industry and its roughly 15 million US employees.

“We are encouraged that Mr. Trump’s extensive business and hospitality background … will make him a ready and receptive ear,” the trade organisation said. Upon the Republican’s inauguration, the USTA’s chief executive, Roger Dow, pledged the industry as a “capable, willing partner.”

But almost immediately, things started to go sideways. A steady drumbeat of news and policy proclamations seemed likely to damage America’s $250bn travel industry and its roughly 15 million US employees.

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