September 11, 2012
Legislation that will eliminate duplicative screening measures and ease burdens on the traveling public is one step closer to reality thanks to a vote in the House today.
Travel Responsible for 12 Percent of U.S. Export Gains for 2012
September 11, 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 $13.7 billion for July.
Job Creation Outpaces Rest of Economy by Nearly 30 Percent
September 7, 2012
David Huether, senior vice president of economics and research at U.S. Travel, provides analysis on the August 2012 Labor Department report.
Diane Shober Named 2012 State Tourism Director of the Year
August 29, 2012
Winners of the 2012 Mercury and Destiny awards, State Tourism Director of the Year and DMO Rising Star were announced during the U.S. Travel Association’s annual Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) conference held in Boston.
August 27, 2012
The U.S. Travel Association today announced that it is transitioning its Marketing Outlook Forum (MOF) conference to the Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA). TTRA announced that it would rename the event the Global Travel Outlook Conference and will feature experts from the United States, Canada and Europe discussing current trends and issues that impact the industry. The new conference will launch October 25-26 in Chicago.
August 22, 2012
With the nation’s attention expected to focus on next week’s Republican National Convention, the $1.9 trillion U.S. travel industry will advance its priorities in groundbreaking ways as it plays host to the 50,000 travelers expected to visit Tampa.
August 21, 2012
According to new numbers released by the Commerce Department, the travel industry is on track for another record-setting year.
August 10, 2012
David Huether, senior vice president of economics and research at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today's Commerce Department on international trade that overall exports increased to $185 billion in June, up more than $2 billion from May. However, overall exports of services slightly decreased to $52.2 billion, including travel exports, driven mainly by $35 million decline in passenger fare exports.
August 9, 2012
Statement by Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, on today's announcement by the Department of Transportation that airline industry performance has improved.
August 3, 2012
David Huether, senior vice president of economics and research at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on the Labor Department's report that the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 8.3 percent for July 2012.