Planning Holiday Travel? Now is the Time to Join TSA PreCheck

November 18, 2016

Applications take an average of three weeks to process, so starting the enrollment process now ensures smooth travels by mid-December.

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Transforming Security at Airports: How Can the TSA Improve Itself?

November 16, 2016

A new U.S. Travel Association report offers recommendations to help the TSA address mounting threats while efficiently processing travelers.

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Thirteen U.S. Travel Members Appointed to New Federal Infrastructure Advisory Board

November 11, 2016

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx has announced the inaugural members of the National Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Infrastructure (NACTTI)—and 13 of the 25 appointees are members of the U.S. Travel Association.

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Post-Election, U.S. Travel Aims Industry Positioning Campaign at Incoming Lawmakers

November 10, 2016

"Travel. More than fun. Serious business." After a year of sharing that message up and down the campaign trail, the U.S. Travel Association continued its election-year industry positioning campaign this week at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

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Study: More Overseas Visitors Choosing U.S. National Parks

November 02, 2016

National parks are an increasingly attractive destination for overseas visitors to America, according to a U.S. Travel Association analysis of Commerce Department data.

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Travel Trends Index: Int’l Travel Remains Positive Despite Headwinds; Overall Outlook Weakens Heading into ‘17

November 01, 2016

Recent interest among international travelers in the U.S. as a destination seems to have materialized into actual trips, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index (TTI).

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Signature Events

Destination Capitol Hill (DCH)
March 28-29, 2017
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National Travel and Tourism Week
May 7-13, 2017
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IPW 2017 in Washington, DC
June 3-7, 2017
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    For U.S. Destinations, A Little Self-Promotion Goes A Long Way

    In the latest Power of Travel Promotion report: data and case studies highlighting the return on investment from developing and promoting a strong destination brand.

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  • September 12, 2016

    Column: A Bill That's Good for Travelers, Their Wallets and Our Economy

    Our nation's airports need help, but the current funding system provides little flexibility to make things any better. Thankfully, a solution resides in the Restoring Local Control of Airports Act...

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