American Pro Sports Are a Huge Draw for International Dollars

November 12, 2018

Certain overseas markets are perfectly primed to join American sports fandom—an opportunity that could have a profound effect on international inbound travel and visitor spending.

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What This Election Means for Travel

November 01, 2018

I’ve sat across the table from Barack Obama, and now I’ve sat across the table from Donald Trump. While these two presidents are obviously dissimilar in their views, the message that I brought with me to the West Wing was the same: travel is a jobs provider, and when it thrives, so does America.

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Friday Check-In | October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll showcase hurricane recovery efforts in Florida, share updates from several industry meetings, and provide our take on the upcoming midterm elections.

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National Public Lands Day Elevates the Need for Restoration

September 18, 2018

This Saturday (9/22) is the 25th annual National Public Lands Day, a celebration of the special connection between people and nature, volunteerism, and the numerous educational, recreational and health benefits derived from the great outdoors.

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Biometrics at Work: Imposter Intercepted at Washington Dulles International Airport

August 23, 2018

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations intercepted an imposter at Washington Dulles International Airport using facial comparison biometrics—just three days after the airport implemented the state-of-the-art technology. 

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U.S. Travel Lauds President's Embrace of VWP for Poland

September 18, 2018

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on comments by President Trump during the visit of Polish President Andrzej Duda that the administration will explore adding Poland to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP).

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National Plan for Vacation Day
January 29, 2019
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April 10-11, 2019
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National Travel and Tourism Week
May 5-11, 2019
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