April 9, 2014
Nearly 1,400 international and domestic travel buyers, the highest since 2001, attended the U.S. Travel Association's 46th annual IPW, the travel industry's premier international marketplace.
April 4, 2014
David Huether, senior vice president of research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today's Labor Department employment report: "Further solidifying its claim as one of the most crucial sectors for job creation, the travel industry banked yet another employment record in March, growing to nearly 7.9 million direct U.S. jobs."
April 3, 2014
Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, today released the following statement on departing Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Janice Jacobs.
April 3, 2014
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the European Union's announced relaxation of tourist visa rules.
April 3, 2014
David 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.
VWP Expansion to Chile Expected to Add $335 Million to U.S. Economy in 2014
March 31, 2014
U.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).
March 26, 2014
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued a statement following the report and congressional hearing on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.
Senior Administration Officials from Multiple Agencies Meet with Travel Industry Leaders to Discuss Key Travel Policies and Programs to Generate U.S. Economic Growth, Job Creation
March 20, 2014
U.S. Travel Association, along with select industry leaders, convened at the White House today to discuss America's top travel and tourism priorities and advance the goals of the National Travel and Tourism Strategy, which President Obama launched in May 2012 to draw 100 million international visitors to the United States by 2021.
March 13, 2014
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Thursday forecast of continued steady growth in air travel.
March 6, 2014
Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate's confirmation of R. Gil Kerlikowske as the new commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).