Registers Highest Level of Employment Since 2008
March 8, 2013
David Huether, senior vice president of research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on the Labor Department's announcement that the U.S. economy added 236,000 jobs in February.
Accounts for 23 Percent Rise in U.S. Exports
March 7, 2013
David Huether, senior vice president of research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on the Commerce Department announcement that the U.S. trade deficit widened in January.
Legislation Requires Staffing to Facilitate International Travelers
March 6, 2013
The U.S. Travel Association today applauded the House for approving a six-month stopgap spending bill to keep the government operating past March 27 and require Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to maintain its staffing levels from the end of fiscal 2012.
February 21, 2013
Statement by Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, regarding today’s announcement by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) that PreCheck, a trusted traveler program, has expanded to Austin-Bergstrom International, Cleveland Hopkins International, Memphis International, Nashville International and Raleigh-Durham International airports.
U.S. Travel Association Urges Congress to Act on Looming Budget Cuts; Launches Mobile Messaging Campaign to Empower Travelers to Make their Voices Heard
February 20, 2013
Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, today issued strong remarks on the potential impact of looming federal budget cuts on the travel process.
Grassroots initiative will coordinate travel supporters to engage Members of Congress and reveal travel's deep economic impact in communities nationwide
February 20, 2013
Elected officials across the country will hear of travel's broad and significant economic contributions thanks to a new program the U.S. Travel Association is launching called Travel Blitz.
Year-end Figures Reveal Travel Exports Grew More than Twice as Fast as Overall Exports; Post Third Consecutive Year of Double-Digit Export Growth
February 8, 2013
David Huether, senior vice president of research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today's Commerce Department announcement that overall exports increased $3.9 billion in December 2012 and imports fell $6.2 billion for the month.
Couples who take regular trips report increased satisfaction and romance
February 7, 2013
Instead of buying jewelry and chocolate this Valentine's Day, consider planning a trip for you and your sweetheart. New research commissioned by the U.S. Travel Association, found at TravelEffect.com, reports couples who travel together are significantly more satisfied with their relationships.
February 1, 2013
David Huether, senior vice president of economics and research at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today’s Labor Department report on January 2013 employment numbers.
January 29, 2013
Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, released a statement on the confirmation of John Kerry as U.S. Secretary of State.