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Study: 40% of Excess Unemployment Is in Leisure & Hospitality Sector

August 12, 2020

A report prepared for the U.S. Travel Association by Tourism Economics finds a bevy of chilling jobs figures—and underscores the fact that an overall U.S. employment recovery will not be successful unless the hard-hit travel and tourism industry can be safely restarted.

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Travel Community Reacts to Breakdown of Coronavirus Relief Talks

August 08, 2020

U.S. Travel's Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on reports that congressional and administration leaders are suspending negotiations on the next phase of pandemic-related legislative relief:

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History Is Made with the Signing of the Great American Outdoors Act

August 04, 2020

The funding provided by the Great American Outdoors Act will ensure access for generations to come and meet the growing demands of parks and recreation travelers.

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The Simplest Keys to Recovery: Masks and Testing

August 03, 2020

We all have a role to play in ensuring a safe and healthy travel experience: wear a mask, sanitize surfaces and wash hands frequently, and stay home if you are feeling sick.

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Much for Travel Industry to Like in Senate Coronavirus Relief Bill

July 31, 2020

Following months of positive engagement with Congress, we are pleased to report there is much to like in the HEALS Act, the Senate version of the next round of coronavirus relief.

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U.S. Travel Reacts to Economic Plunge

July 30, 2020

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the record plunge in U.S. GDP announced Thursday morning:

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Signature Events

U.S. Travel Board Meeting
November 16-18, 2020
U.S. Travel board meetings are held three times a yearRead more
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National Plan for Vacation Day
January 26, 2021
Help Americans make their vacation days countRead more
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National Travel and Tourism Week
May 2-8, 2021
This nationwide week of events serves to champion the power of our industryRead more
National Travel and Tourism Week

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