Four Recognized for Leadership on Policies to Advance the Economic Benefits of Travel
February 26, 2014
U.S. Travel Association today bestowed the first annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award on four members of the U.S. Congress.
80 Organizations Sign Letter to DHS Sec. Seeking Urgent Attention to Customs Resource Problems
February 25, 2014
The process for international visitors to enter the U.S. is so under-resourced that resulting delays and headaches are harming regions and businesses dependent upon tourism, according to a letter from travel industry leaders to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.
Ability or willingness to take time off hampered by complex dynamics between managers and employees
February 20, 2014
More than forty percent of American workers who receive the benefit of paid time off (PTO) finished the year by squandering a portion of their allotted time, according to a new study by Oxford Economics conducted for the U.S. Travel Association, “An Assessment of Paid Time Off in the U.S.”
February 13, 2014
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow reacts to the return-on-investment study released Thursday by Brand USA, the public-private partnership created by Congress in 2010 to market the United States as a destination for international travel.
February 11, 2014
U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow reacts to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's approval of a bill to ban in-flight cell phone use (H.R. 3676).
Latest Employment Data Proves Travel One of Most Vital U.S. Industries for Jobs, Growth
February 7, 2014
The U.S. travel industry has returned to its pre-Great Recession employment level, while most of the economy still struggles to reach that mark, according to the latest U.S. Department of Labor figures released Friday.
Industry Accounts for One-Quarter of Overall Export Growth in 2013
February 6, 2014
David Huether, senior vice president of research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today's Commerce Department announcement of the December U.S. trade balance.
February 6, 2014
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the confirmation of retiring Sen. Max Baucus to become U.S. ambassador to China.
U.S. Travel Association's Annual IPW Yields Three Years of Dividends for Local, U.S. Economies
February 4, 2014
The U.S. Travel Association today released a compelling new analysis of the economic impact of the annual IPW (formerly known as International Pow Wow), the U.S. travel industry's premier international marketplace that convenes more than 6,000 travel buyers, media and suppliers from 70-plus countries for three days of intensive deal-making.
January 31, 2014
The U.S. Travel Association today welcomed the immigration standards released by U.S. House Republicans and urged forward movement on reform.