May 20, 2013
News & Highlights
Travel Effect Campaign Proves Benefits of Travel
U.S. Travel's multiyear advocacy and awareness campaign will utilize groundbreaking research, new partnerships and effective communications to demonstrate the positive impact travel has on relationships, health, education, business and communities.
Travel Creates Opportunities and Launches Careers
The Fast Forward report is a first-of-its-kind study that conclusively proves how travel helps to build the middle class and serves as a powerful stepping stone to professional development and career advancement.
Travel Blitz: Building Champions in Congress
In 2013, the travel industry is stepping up its game. U.S. Travel’s upcoming Travel Blitz campaign aims to drive home the value of travel to congressional delegates – in local communities, states, and at the national level. Help us recruit a winning lineup.
U.S. Travel applauds Senators Hirono, Hatch and Lee for offering measure to make Hong Kong eligible for visa-free travel.
U.S. Travel applauds Senators Klobuchar, Lee and Hirono for offering measure to boost the U.S. economy and create jobs.
In testimony today before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, Roger Dow detailed the benefits created by $2.0 trillion in output associated with travel spending and stressed the importance of enacting the JOLT Act and fixing the U.S. entry process.
U.S. Travel applauded TSA for expanding PreCheck and allowing program participants to be eligible for expedited screening on select international travel itineraries beginning tomorrow, May 7.
The travel industry continues to lead the way to our nation’s economic growth and recovery, adding 13,300 jobs in April and contributing eight percent of last month’s overall employment gain.
Trade deficit improved by $4.8 billion in March to $38.8 billion, as total exports fell by $1.7 billion and imports plummeted to $6.5 billion from February.
Trusted media advisor and political strategist to lead association's campaign-style operation.
U.S. Travel Welcomes Immediate Fix for Air Travel Process; Warns Potential Funding Source Could Jeopardize Airport Infrastructure
U.S. Travel applauded the swift action and passage of bipartisan Senate legislation to end sequester-induced FAA furloughs that are causing flight delays nationwide.
Sequestration-Driven Flight Delays Place 83,000 American Jobs and $9 Billion in U.S. Economic Output at Risk
U.S. Travel released a new analysis of the cost of flight delays resulting from announced FAA furloughs of air traffic control personnel in response to budget sequestration.
Vermont Tourism Commissioner tells Senators, ‘travel facilitation must be part of immigration reform’
Overseas travelers are avoiding the United States due to a lengthy and inefficient customs and entry procedures at the nation's gateway airports according to a new survey released by Consensus Research Group and the U.S. Travel Association.
Introduction of "Jobs Originated through Launching Travel" (JOLT) Act will help boost U.S. growth through increased travel.
International Pow Wow
The travel industry's premier international marketplace where buyers and sellers conduct appointment based business - June 8-12, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Learn More
Top Travel Rankings
This online resource provides more than 100 factual travel-related rankings compiled from various reputable sources. Learn More