Happy 100th Birthday, National Park Service

August 25, 2016

Here’s why the travel industry—and the entire country—should celebrate the NPS Centennial.

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New Survey: Millennial Attitudes Making America's Vacation Problem Worse

August 17, 2016

Millennial workers are the most likely generation to forfeit time off, even though they earn the least amount of vacation days. Project: Time Off’s new report provides a closer look at the negative consequences of this behavior to the individual, business, and broader economy.

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Emergency Preparedness and Response: Zika Virus

August 02, 2016

U.S. Travel continues to monitor recent developments regarding the Zika virus and its potential impact on travel to and within the U.S. General talking points and additional industry resources are available at ustravel.org/zika.

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Travel Trends Index: Int’l Visitation Rebounds in June, but Brexit to Weigh On Long-Term Growth

August 02, 2016

Despite a small uptick in June, the U.S. Travel Association’s Travel Trends Index (TTI) predicts muted...

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U.S. Travel Directs Industry Positioning Campaign at Convention Crowd

July 19, 2016

Travel is serious business—though admittedly our tactics are more lighthearted.

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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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Signature Events

August 27-30, 2016
Join more than 650 destination marketing professionals at ESTORead more
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Destination Capitol Hill (DCH)
March 28-29, 2017
The travel industry’s premier legislative fly-inRead more
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National Travel and Tourism Week
May 7-13, 2017
This nationwide week of events serves to champion the power of our industryRead more
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    National park visitors in 2015.

    July 18, 2016
  • June 28, 2016

    Don’t Keep TSA PreCheck a Secret

    Unlike your favorite neighborhood restaurant, telling more people about it won’t bring ruinous crowds. It’ll actually make the program better.

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  • June 24, 2016

    Brexit Should Not Cause Panic in the Travel Industry

    International visitation numbers should not be affected in the long-term.

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  • 1 in 9

    U.S. jobs depend on travel and tourism.

    April 10, 2015