June 21, 2012
Statement by Roger Dow regarding the resignation of Commerce Secretary John Bryson
Special Recognition to be Given to U.S. State Department for Improving Visa Experience around the World
June 19, 2012
Longtime travel correspondent Peter Greenberg, a preeminent voice for travel throughout America, and the late Gary Sain, who tirelessly promoted travel during more than three decades in the industry, have been selected as the 2012 inductees into the U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders.
June 14, 2012
Statement by Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, on the announcement by the Department of Transportation that airline industry performance has improved.
June 12, 2012
The U.S. Travel Association applauded today’s announcement of a reciprocal trusted traveler agreement between the U.S. and Republic of Korea.
June 8, 2012
David Huether, senior vice president of economics and research at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on the Commerce Department's announcement that travel exports were $14 billion for April 2012.
June 7, 2012
New proposals will increase U.S. exports through international travel and close the trade gap, according to the President’s Export Council (PEC).
Warn tax hikes will negatively impact local economy
June 1, 2012
Teamsters Local 853 today joined with local and national travel industry leaders to urge San Mateo County residents to vote “No” on new tax measures, saying the tax hikes threaten local economic growth.
Board of Supervisors’ Estimates of Potential Tax Revenue Significantly Overstated
May 29, 2012
Proposed travel tax hikes in San Mateo County, CA will damage the local economy, make San Francisco International Airport (SFO) less competitive, and generate far less revenue than county officials estimate, according to a new economic impact study released today.
May 22, 2012
The U.S. Travel Association today applauded the Senate Appropriations Committee for a package of visa and entry initiatives contained in the FY 2013 appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security that will address inefficiencies in the U.S. visa and entry process and help to attract millions of new legitimate visitors while increasing safeguards.
May 21, 2012
The U.S. Travel Association today praised an agreement that adds Israel to the U.S. Global Entry program, which allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States.