Travel’s Role in Trump’s First 100 Days—And in America’s Future

January 19, 2017

Travel played a pivotal part in many of 2016’s biggest stories. Here’s why travel is so important to our country’s future—and how U.S. Travel will make that known in the early days of the new administration.

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Travel Trends Index: Does a "Trump Bump" Get Credit for Surging Travel Forecasts?

January 10, 2017

Domestic business travel accelerates post-election, defying expectations; all sectors exceed six-month growth average

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Travel Adds Jobs in December, But Posts Fewer Gains in 2016 Overall

January 06, 2017

Slight increase in December caps off a year of slower growth, though travel employment ended the year at a record high of over 8.2 million jobs added.

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UPDATED: For U.S. Destinations, A Little Self-Promotion Goes A Long Way

January 05, 2017

Data and case studies highlight the significant, continuous returns from destinations’ investments in travel promotion.

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U.S. Travel Research Round-Up: Consumer Confidence At Multi-Year High

December 20, 2016

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

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Travel Leaders Ecstatic Over Norwegian Air Decision

December 02, 2016

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Obama administration's long-awaited decision to allow flights by low-cost carrier Norwegian Air...

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