June 26, 2014
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement regarding news that the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee pulled S. 1347, the “Conference Accountability Act of 2013,’’ from markup and agreed to make further revisions to the bill.
June 20, 2014
The U.S. Travel Association today lauded Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) for his legislative efforts to promote productive travel and meetings by federal employees under common-sense guidelines and oversight.
June 19, 2014
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the implementation of a hike on the traveler fee that funds Transportation Security Administration (TSA) activities.
June 18, 2014
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the House Transportation & Infrastructure Aviation Subcommittee hearing on airport finance.
New Data Finds 38 Million Trips Avoided in 2013, Costing U.S. Economy $35.7 Billion
June 17, 2014
Security lines and checked-bag fees are among the well-publicized headaches of air travel, but passengers’ No. 1 concern is flight delays and cancellations, according to a survey conducted by the independent firm ResearchNow for the U.S. Travel Association.
Achieves New High in May
June 6, 2014
Rising for the eighth consecutive month, the travel industry added 19,200 jobs in May, the largest monthly increase since October of last year. The increase in travel employment last month was diffuse, with increases taking place in almost all key travel-related industries including food services and drinking places, accommodation, air transportation, retail and entertainment/recreation.
U.S. travel exports now comprise nearly 10 percent of all goods and services exports
June 4, 2014
Data released Wednesday by the Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) further validate the travel industry's essential role in revitalizing the U.S. economic recovery.
June 3, 2014
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued a statement on President Obama's visit to Poland.
May 22, 2014
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on President Obama's travel and tourism speech at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Thursday.
As Summer Travel Commences, Travel and Tourism Leaders Express Grave Concern about Growing Strain on Transportation Systems
May 22, 2014
Global competitiveness and economic and job growth are all severely imperiled by the United States' collapsing transportation infrastructure, overwhelming numbers of business leaders say in a survey conducted by Building America's Future and the U.S. Travel Association.