January 18, 2013
In a firm acknowledgement of the powerful contributions that travel makes to the country’s economy, President Obama announced a goal of attracting 100 million international travelers to the U.S. by 2021 on January 19, 2012.
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January 16, 2013
To conclusively establish the link between travel and its effect on relationships, education, business and communities, the U.S. Travel Association is launching “Travel Effect,” a multiyear, multimillion-dollar advocacy and awareness campaign.
January 15, 2013
The U.S. Travel Association today commended the U.S. House of Representatives for passing much-needed emergency relief funding for states and local governments as well as businesses and families affected by Hurricane Sandy.
January 11, 2013
David Huether, senior vice president of research and economics, U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today's Commerce Department announcement that overall exports increased to $182.6 billion for November 2012.
January 4, 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 December 2012 employment numbers.
December 28, 2012
The U.S. Travel Association today applauded the Senate for passing a supplemental spending bill of more than $60 billion for relief from Hurricane Sandy and urged the House to quickly pass the legislation.
December 21, 2012
The U.S. Travel Association today offers congratulations to Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) as she prepares to assume the chairmanship of the Senate Appropriations Committee.
December 21, 2012
The U.S. Travel Association today addressed the Nomination of Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) as U.S. Secretary of State.
December 20, 2012
A bill that improves the baggage screening process for international travelers to the U.S. and was a key recommendation of the U.S. Travel Association's Blue Ribbon Panel on Aviation Security has been enacted into law today.
December 19, 2012
Statement by Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, regarding today’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announcement of John Wayne Airport as the 35th U.S. airport to participate in PreCheck.