Welcome to the U.S. Travel Newsroom
U.S. Travel’s media team works with the news media on issues that impact travel to and within the United States. We advocate key policy activities and positions, publicize industry events and highlight important research on behalf of our members. Our media team is available to answer media inquiries, provide background information and schedule interviews. Please contact Cathy Keefe, Manager, Media Relations, (O) 202-408-2183, (C) 703-899-7031 or Chris Kennedy, Director, Strategic Communications, (O) 202-218-3603, (C) 202-465-6635 or Jamie Morris, Coordinator, Media Relations, (O) 202-218-3621, (C) 530-545-9274. To learn more about our membership, travel trends and signature events, please view our online Press Kit.
Travel Employment Continues Record Growth
August 1, 2014
Travel continues its strong performance in the economy, adding 6,500 direct jobs in July and totaling 63,800 jobs for the first seven months of 2014.
U.S. Travel Applauds Levin Comments on Government Travel Bill
July 31, 2014
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement regarding news the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee’s approval of S. 1347, the “Conference Accountability Act of 2014’’.
Travel Leaders Voice Support for Boxer-Carper-Corker Amendment to HTF Fix
July 23, 2014
The travel community supports the amendment offered by Sens. Boxer, Carper and Corker. Of course highway funds should never be allowed to run out, especially in the middle of the summer travel and construction peak, and we’re relieved that Congress is poised to institute a short-term fix.
The Travel Industry Is Racing To Catch Up With Tourists' And Business Travelers' Mobile Habits
February 5, 2014
Brand USA hosts pavilion at SATTE 2014
February 4, 2014
U.S. Travel Association's IPW event's economic impact four times greater than Super Bowl
Trade Show News Network
February 4, 2014
How Much Is That Seat? A Travel Site Breaks It Down
New York Times
February 3, 2014