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Study: Long TSA Lines Will Ground One in Five Flyers

May 25, 2016

Americans aren't just grousing under their breath about long airport security lines—huge numbers are changing their travel behavior altogether, which is set to inflict billions in economic damage over the summer season, according to new research from the U.S. Travel Association.

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Travelers Expected to Spend $12 Billion This Memorial Day Weekend

May 23, 2016

While good for the U.S. economy, this surge of travelers will likely add further stress to already-crowded airport security lines and traffic-choked highways.

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Travel Trends Index: Domestic Biz Travel Reels, Int’l Set to Rebound

May 03, 2016

Despite further decline in domestic business travel, the latest Travel Trends Index (TTI) indicates that travel to and within the U.S. expanded overall in March, thanks in part to solid domestic leisure travel demand and expected strengthening in international inbound visitation numbers.

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After Brussels: Three Measures Congress Can Move Quickly to Enhance Travel Security

April 13, 2016

In the wake of March’s terror attacks in Brussels, lawmakers are again rightfully asking hard questions about our nation’s security systems. Here are three things Congress can do immediately that will improve make all travelers to and within the United States safer.

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Five Myths About TSA Pre✓

March 23, 2016

Millions of eligible people in the U.S. are still not signed up for TSA Pre✓, in many cases because they harbor some misconceptions about the program and what it does. Here are five common myths about TSA Pre✓.

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Emergency Preparedness and Response: Zika Virus

February 04, 2016

U.S. Travel is monitoring developments regarding the Zika virus. While CDC reports that widespread transmission here is unlikely at this time, we are prepared to activate our industry's readiness efforts if and when needed.

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  • May 06, 2016

    Domestic Leisure Trips Drive Travel Employment Increase in April

    Driven by a strong domestic leisure travel market, travel employment increased for the 10th month in a row in April, adding 4,000 jobs overall, according to U.S. Travel Association estimates.

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    U.S. jobs depend on travel and tourism.

    April 10, 2015
  • May 04, 2016

    Travel Exports Increased in March, Bucking Overall Downward Trend

    Today’s Commerce Department export numbers release is welcome news for the travel industry, as recovery in international visitor spending is expected to continue.

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    U.S. airline routes dominated by 1 carrier with more than 50% market share.

    August 19, 2015