Tourists pay more for meals, report says

WASHINGTON Travelers in the United States spent 3.4 percent more for meals on the road during February than they did during the same stretch of 2006, according to the Travel Industry Association of America, a trade group that promotes domestic travel.

The spike compares with a 2.8 percent rise in travel prices overall, or what the TIA calls the Travel Price Index, and was outstripped only by the 4.3 percent jump in lodging prices and a 4 percent climb in the

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