Border Mayors thank the White House for including their needs in the National Travel & Tourism Strategy

On April 19, 2012, the Border Mayors Association sent a letter to the White House with a request to include recommendations contained on NDN/NPI report Realizing the Full Value of Tourism from Mexico to the United States as part of the the federal Tourism Strategy. They claimed that Southwest border states are heavily dependent on trade and tourism from Mexico.

Read here the letter sent to the White House: Letter to White House RE Executive Order to increase tourism in the US

Last May, the White House realeased the report National Travel & Tourism Strategy, which highlights the importance of investing in border infrastructure as a way to increase tourism and transportation from Mexico. After the fact, the Border Mayors Association as well as the Mayor of Yuma, Arizona, Alan Krieger, sent thank you letters to the White House for taking into consideration their needs and desires on the National Travel and Tourism report. Here you can read both letters:

Thank You - White House Travel Tourism

Mayor Of Yuma Thank You