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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 Jamie Morris, Coordinator, Media Relations, (O) 202-218-3621, (C) 530-545-9274 or Chris Kennedy, Director, Strategic Communications, (O) 202-218-3603, (C) 202-465-6635. To learn more about our membership, travel trends and signature events, please view our online Press Kit.
U.S. Travel Association Honors Marketing Organizations with Awards at ESTO
August 27, 2014
Winners of the 2014 Mercury and Destiny awards, State Tourism Director of the Year and DMO Rising Star were announced during the U.S. Travel Association's annual ESTO conference held this week in Louisville.
South Dakota's Hagen Wins National Tourism Award
August 25, 2014
South Dakota Secretary of Tourism Jim Hagen has been named State Tourism Director of the Year.
Study: Fear of Being Replaced and Poor Communication Prevent American Workers From Taking Time Off
August 19, 2014
Fear of being replaced and work piling up coupled with a lack of employer support and communication is keeping Americans from using the time off they have earned, according to the new study, “Overwhelmed America: Why Don’t We Use Our Paid Time Off?” conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications (GfK) for the U.S. Travel Association’s Travel Effect initiative.
The Travel Industry Is Racing To Catch Up With Tourists' And Business Travelers' Mobile Habits
February 5, 2014
U.S. Travel Association's IPW event's economic impact four times greater than Super Bowl
Trade Show News Network
February 4, 2014
Brand USA hosts pavilion at SATTE 2014
February 4, 2014
How Much Is That Seat? A Travel Site Breaks It Down
New York Times
February 3, 2014