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Formula One’s Mexican fans expected to boost S.A. tourism – San Antonio Express-News


Circuit of the Americas from the San Antonio Express News

“It’s an excellent opportunity for San Antonio,” said Richard Perez, president of the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce. “It exposes a whole new group of international visitors to who we are and what we have to offer.”

Read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Formula-One-s-Mexican-fans-expected-to-boost-S-A-4038589.php#ixzz2CJZFvOAn

Although not typically thought of as an export, tourism can be a major export for many communities as foreign nationals purchase hotels, rental cars, meals and other experiences during their visit.  The article is about the upcoming Formula One event in Austin and shows how tourism, for this event, will be a huge export for San Antonio and Austin .

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