According to the New York Times, with COVID restrictions lessening and more destinations opening their borders, "the industry is looking for a significant rebound in spring and summer. The World Travel & Tourism Council (W.T.T.C.), which represents the global travel and tourism industry, projects that travel and tourism in the United States will reach pre-pandemic levels in 2022, contributing nearly $2 trillion to the U.S. economy. The council also anticipates outbound travel from the United States will increase; it projects bookings over