Days after the United States repealed its Covid-19 testing requirement for inbound air travelers, U.S. Travel Association released its full biannual forecast for travel through 2026—including both travel spending and volume—which projects that all segments of travel, in spite of rising inflation, will surge in the short term due to pent-up demand and consumer savings.

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June 10, 2022

Travel Industry Welcomes Lifting of Pre-departure Testing Requirement for Inbound Air Travelers Following Months of Advocacy

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued a statement on the Biden administration’s announcement that the pre-departure testing requirement for inbound air travelers to the United States will be lifted on June 12.

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May 20, 2022

U.S. Travel Answer Sheet

Travel remains the hardest-hit industry, with an uneven recovery across all sectors. Read the latest on travel spending, jobs and economic impact.

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May 13, 2022

BLS April Data: International Workers Needed Ahead of Summer

Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the latest employment data, which showed that the Leisure and Hospitality (L and H) industry still remains far behind in its recovery of lost, and desperately needed, jobs.

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May 3, 2022

With One Year to Deadline, U.S. Travel Calls for Extension of REAL ID Act in Wake of Pandemic

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued a statement calling on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to delay the implementation of the REAL ID Act, which is set to take full effect one year from today on May 3, 2023.

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