January 19, 2012
In a first for the U.S., President Barack Obama today announced a national strategy on travel and tourism to boost travel in the United States.
January 18, 2012
The President will deliver remarks tomorrow, January 19, at Walt Disney World Resort to unveil a national strategy to boost tourism and travel. Representing $1.8 trillion in economic output and supporting 14 million jobs, the U.S. travel industry makes a significant impact on the U.S. economy.
Travel the Unsung Hero of Export Recovery
January 13, 2012
David Huether, senior vice president of economics and research at U.S. Travel, provides analysis on the Commerce Department's announcement on international trade.
January 6, 2012
David Huether, senior vice president of economics and research at U.S. Travel, provides analysis on the Labor Department report on December 2011 employment numbers.
December 22, 2011
U.S. Travel applauded the nomination of Taiwan to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP).
December 21, 2011
U.S. Travel commended Congress for passing legislation that provides members of the Armed Forces an expedited security process at U.S. airport security checkpoints.
December 19, 2011
A new survey shows frustrations remain high this travel season, so high that two out of every five air passengers would rather not fly.
U.S. Travel Association Applauds Congress for U.S. Visa System and Traveler Facilitation Reforms
December 19, 2011
The U.S. Travel industry worked with Congressional appropriators to secure significant victories related to U.S. visa system and traveler facilitation reforms in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012. The legislation reflects 2011 advocacy efforts by the U.S. Travel Association to improve the U.S. economy, remove barriers to travel and improve the travel process.
Travel Outpaces Other Service, Capital and Consumer Goods Exports
December 9, 2011
David Huether, senior vice president of economics and research at U.S. Travel, provides analysis on the Commerce Department's announcement that the overall trade deficit edged down slightly to $43.5 billion in October.
December 8, 2011
Roger Dow commends new agreement that will speed the border process for Canadian travelers visiting the United States while enhancing security.