A disproportionately large percentage of worldwide international tourism revenue comes from the spending of U.S. citizens abroad or by foreigners visiting the United States. The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative ("WHTI"), as mandated by Section 7209 of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, puts intra-North American international tourism at risk. This Comment is an analysis of the WHTI and its effects on international tourism and homeland security in the United States.
Marc Philip Hedrich,
Section 7209 of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004: Balancing the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative with International Tourism and Homeland Security,
Nw. J. Int'l L. & Bus.