A story to set the 'liberals' and special snowflakes wailing and gnashing their teeth with the volume turned up to eleven broke today. The aforementioned groups of Donald Trump haters were so sure everybody in the world agreed with their opinion on Trump they were confident nobody would want to visit a nation with him as president. The USA would become a pariah state, they believed. Liberals and snowflakes are known for not having a firm grip on reality however, as is shown by their devotion to Gay BLT causes and desire to encourage more Muslims from fundamentalist sects to seek a new life in the USA.
Contrary to snowflake expectations, The Wall Street Journal today reports tourism to the United States is up since Donald Trump became president, while visitor numbers to destinations throughout Europe have fallen as a result of multiple Germany, error attacks in the UK, France, Belgium and throughout the 28 member bloc, and to the migrant invasion and the social problems it is causing.
“Latest numbers from the U.S. Travel Association’s Travel Trends Index showed 6.6 percent growth in international travel to the U.S. in April and 5 percent growth in May compared with the same months last year,” The WSJ reported (the US financial paper is behind a subscription wall now so you'll have to be content with this precis.)
The report reveals hotel occupancy up for the first six months of 2017 is higher than ever before. Visits to museums in New York are also up on the same period last year, while Florida’s Orlando International Airport, which serves several very popular theme parks, has also reported growth in domestic and international passengers.
“It’s contrary to everything we’ve heard, but travel is in slightly better shape than it was a year ago. Everyone wants me to tell the story of the sky is falling, but for the travel industry, the sky is not falling,” said Roger Dow, CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, adding that the "impending doom" of Trump’s presidency predicted by some in the industry has not manifested itself.
By contrast Europe has experienced a drop in tourist numbers drop as a result of terror attacks and waves of migrants, including many fundamentalist Muslims who object to the freedoms European women enjoy, arriving throughout the past past years. Since the accepted around 2 million migrants in 2015, German towns have experienced declines of up to 40 per cent of tourists from countries such as Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan, and around a 10 per cent drop in tourists from the United States.
Recent terror attacks in Brussels and the city’s infamous Molenbeek ghetto being linked to numerous terrorist cells including the gunmen who killed 90 people at the Bataclan theatre in 2015, tourism in the Belgium capital is collapsing, with weekend hotel revenue having fallen 22 per cent and occupancy rates down 10 per cent.
Visitor numbers to the London’s most popular tourist attractions were dropping even before the attacks in Manchester and London Bridge, with a million fewer people visiting The British Museum, the Natural History Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum in 2016 compared with the previous year. Bernard Donoghue, director of Alva, said tourists were avoiding central London due to "security fears" and the ubiquity of foreign aggressive beggars, thieves and scammers. In England, Lonodon has become know as The Islamic Republic of Londonistan for very good reasons.
The owner of of Alton Towers theme park in Staffordshire and Madame Tussauds in London said the most recent terror attacks in the UK "have resulted in a further deterioration in domestic demand".
After the Nice truck attack last year, and the inevitability of being harassed by immigrants selling tat, foreign tourists are shunning France in ever greater numbers, with hotel occupancy rates in Paris down 50% compared to 2015. A whopping 1.5 million fewer French and international tourists visited Paris in 2016 compared to 2015. In Italy, now the frontline of the migrant crisis as a result of NGO boats ferrying "refugees" from Libya into the country in a de facto taxi service after the Balkan states closed their borders, tourism is also on the decline, with visitors avoiding Rome due to terror fears.
In Sweden, the politically correct stupidity capital of Europe, the government’s program of turning holiday resorts into migrant centers has led to severe accommodation shortages for vacationers. "In some municipalities, there will be no hotel beds at all, as the government has allocated them all to refugees," said Lena Larsson, CEO of Smaland Tourism.
Tourists are believed to be deciding to travel to the U.S. rather than Europe because it is significantly safer as a result of not having admitted millions of migrants from Muslim countries, many of whom are supporters of ISIS, The Muslim brotherhood and other jihadist groups(though Obama did his best to encourage them before he left office).
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