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One of the U.S. Travel Association’s core strategic priorities is to advocate on behalf of the collective U.S. travel industry. U.S. Travel’s Government Relations Department ensures that the concerns and interests of the travel community, and all those employed by it, are effectively represented within the legislative process.
The Department strives to achieve this goal through a variety of tools, which include conducting extensive grassroots and grasstops outreach campaigns, coordinating comprehensive lobbying efforts, growing U.S. Travel’s Political Action Committee (Travel PAC) and bringing industry leaders and government officials together to discuss issues critical to travel and tourism.
March 21, 2013Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, released the following statement regarding the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee's approval of Sally Jewell for the position of Interior Secretary of the United States. More
January 15, 2013The U.S. Travel Association today commended the U.S. House of Representatives for passing much-needed emergency relief funding for states and local governments as well as businesses and families affected by Hurricane Sandy. More
December 28, 2012The U.S. Travel Association today applauded the Senate for passing a supplemental spending bill of more than $60 billion for relief from Hurricane Sandy and urged the House to quickly pass the legislation. More