Americans Waste Record-Setting 658 Million Vacation Days

June 14, 2016

American workers took slightly more vacation in 2015, up to 16.2 days from 16.0 days the year before, according to new research from Project: Time Off. But the meager increase comes as workers received an additional day (21.9 days on average), but used a lower share of vacation time than in 2014.

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Travel Trends Index: Biz Travel Shows Signs of Life After Yearlong Slump

June 07, 2016

Stronger international demand and the first positive month for domestic business travel in over a year propped up travel growth in April 2016

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U.S. Travel Research Round-Up: Travel Exports and Searches for U.S. Destinations

May 26, 2016

Here’s a sampling of some of May 2016’s compelling findings from the U.S. Travel research team.

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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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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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  • 1 in 9

    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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  • 75%

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

    August 19, 2015