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29 million travelers set Logan record

Surge in visitors from Asia, better economy cited; hotels benefit, too

With more foreign travelers visiting Boston than ever, 2012 has turned into a record year for the Massachusetts travel industry.

Logan International Airport is expected to host more than 29 million passengers this year, its second consecutive passenger record. Meanwhile, hotels in Boston and Cambridge reported having more rooms booked than ever, pushing occupancy to 80 percent.

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