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Topic - Douglas C. Frechtling
Mr. Frechtling says about half of all trips are taken in the summer and the period accounts for about 40 percent of the year's spending.
Douglas C. Frechtling, chair of the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management at George Washington University, says broader economic concerns far outweigh gas prices for most Americans when considering summer vacations.