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Good News: Tourism Rebounds in Gulf Coast

- Hotels and restaurants sat largely abandoned at the height of the spill, but a year later, the tourists are back, the beaches are crowded, restaurants have waiting lines and many hotels are charging pre-oil-spill rates again. - To cope with the price of gas, many hotels are participating in the Giving Tanks promotion, which offers gas cards and discounts for vacation travelers, according to Rowe. -And this year, the rooms were filled with tourists, not BP cleanup workers. Click for Gulf Coast Tourism Full Article