U.S. Economy expected to lose $1.6 Billion as Mexican tourists choose Canada

The tourism industry in the United States is preparing for an estimated $1.6 billion hit as Mexican tourists choose Canada over the United States.

Forbes reports some experts expect U.S. tourism to drop by 7 percent this year. By 2018, the country could lose $1.6 billion as a result.

Douglas Quimby of travel research firm Phocuswright told the outlet: "We have Twitter wars with our President and former President of Mexico. There is lots of speculation in the media about a trade war with Mexico. If that happens, what kind of impact does that have on millions . . .

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