Worldwide Waste: How the Government is Using and Losing Your Money Abroad - Part VI: Foreign Tourism Promotion

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2017-02-15
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Chairman Rand Paul of the Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs issued a series of waste reports of American foreign expenditure. This is Part 6 of 7 cataloging over $3 billion in wasteful spending. This specific volume reports on foreign tourism including $450k in Turkmenistan youth hospitality education, ~$177k in Russian ecotourism, ~$5.4 million in Armenian tourism, ~$984k in Bosnian/Herzegovinian hiking trails, $950k for online courses in sustainable tourism, $98 million in Jordanian tourism, ~$6.6 million in Kyrgyzstan tourism, ~$2 million in Belarus Agro Ecotourism, ~4.4 million in Egyptian tourism, and $6 million in Albanian tourism.
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