October 12, 2011
The U.S. Travel Association today applauded the passage of three Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with Colombia, Panama and South Korea.
October 11, 2011
U.S. Travel commended the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness for hailing visa reform as a key to creating jobs. The Council’s interim report to President Obama cites U.S. Travel’s plan for visa reform and states that improving the visa process positions the United States to compete for global travelers.
October 7, 2011
David Huether, senior vice president of economics and research at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today’s Labor Department report on September 2011 employment numbers.
Calls on TSA to Ensure Program’s Expansion and Success
October 4, 2011
Today the U.S. Travel Association commended the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for launching PreCheck, a risk-based security program that shares common elements with a trusted traveler program that U.S. Travel recommended earlier this year.
October 4, 2011
Legislation that would create American jobs by welcoming more international travelers to the U.S. received support from the U.S. Travel Association today.
U.S. Travel Supports Bill to Increase Efficiency of U.S. Visa Process
September 26, 2011
The U.S. Travel Association announced its support today for new legislation that would create U.S. jobs by increasing international travel to America.
September 23, 2011
The U.S. Travel Association announced its opposition to the Obama Administration's proposal to increase the Aviation Passenger Security Fee and divert a portion of the fees into the General Fund.
U.S. Travel Association Applauds Senate Appropriations Committee Vote; Calls for Full Senate Vote
September 21, 2011
The Senate Appropriations Committee voted to send the FY 2012 State Department Foreign Operations Bill, which contains key directives endorsed by the U.S. Travel Association regarding the U.S. visa system, for consideration by the full Senate.
September 8, 2011
Statement from Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, on President Obama's jobs speech before a joint session of Congress.
September 6, 2011
Consensus in Washington continues to emerge behind reforming the U.S. visa system and expanding the Visa Waiver Program.