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U.S. Travel Praises House Introduction of Pandemic Risk Insurance

May 26, 2020

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act (PRIA, H.R. 7011)—modeled on the post-9/11 Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA)—introduced by U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY):

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As the National Parks Reopen, Remember to #RecreateResponsibly

May 22, 2020

The National Park Service is entering its next phase of reopening.

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U.S. Travel Applauds Phased Reopening of National Parks

May 22, 2020

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement:

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U.S. Travel’s Dow on VP’s Tourism Panel

May 20, 2020

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow and other industry leaders met with Vice President Mike Pence Wednesday at a roundtable on the hard-hit travel and tourism sector, afterward expressing appreciation for the vice president’s attentiveness to the industry’s concerns and needs.

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Travel-Related Unemployment Hits 51% Just Ahead of Memorial Day

May 19, 2020

More than half of the 15.8 million travel-related jobs in the U.S. have disappeared since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic—driving an unemployment number (51%) that is more than twice the 25% rate the country as a whole experienced at the worst of the Great Depression, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Travel Association.

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U.S. Travel Hails President's Call for 'Explore America' Tax Credit

May 19, 2020

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following response to President Trump’s remarks on an “Explore America” tax credit to spur the recovery of the travel industry, which has lost 8.1 million jobs so far and is projected to lose $519 billion in spending to the COVID-19 pandemic this year:

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