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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.
April 15, 2014The U.S. Travel Association today announced that the Jobs Originated through Launching Travel (JOLT) Act, H.R. 1354, has garnered 150 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives, roughly split between the two parties. More
April 3, 2014David Huether, senior vice president of research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today's Commerce Department announcement of the U.S. trade balance for February. More
March 31, 2014U.S. Travel Association today lauded the first flights from Chile to land in the United States since the South American country was admitted into the U.S. Visa Waiver Program (VWP). More