The declines were steepest in February (6.8%) and March (8.2%) and continued as recently as July. The revisions are in line with an international travel drop-off in visitors that U.S. Travel had earlier predicted would occur in 2017, but ts numbers had not indicated were happening. David Huether, U.S. Travel's senior vice president for research, said in that new data had prompted a downward revision of Travel Trends Index results from earlier in the year. "Sure enough, the international travel segment has been far weaker than what was initially shown," Huether said. Get the full story at Travel Weekly Read also "Have Trump's policies finally hit inbound U.S. travel volume?" at BTN