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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 12, 2022

New Survey Finds U.S. Pre-Departure Testing Is Significant Barrier to International Travel and Economic Recovery

A new survey conducted by Morning Consult for U.S. Travel Association reveals the inbound pre-departure testing requirement imposed by the federal government is having a devastating impact on travelers’ likelihood of visiting the United States this summer and remains a major barrier to economic recovery.

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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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May 20, 2022

U.S. Travel Answer Sheet

Today, 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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