To increase travel to and within the United States.


U.S. Travel is the leading force that grows and sustains travel and protects the freedom to travel. Our efforts are focused on achieving our shared vision for the industry: Travel is understood as essential to the economy, American jobs, security, image and well-being of the United States and travelers.

Who We Are

The U.S. Travel Association is the national, non-profit organization representing all components of the travel industry that generates $2.6 trillion in economic output and supports 15.8 million American jobs. U.S. Travel operates as a 501(c)(6) organization.

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What We Do

As the united voice of the industry, U.S. Travel prioritizes high-impact issues that matter most to our collective membership. We not only identify the industry’s biggest opportunities and challenges, but also develop the messages and actions to create positive growth.

We advocate for policies that will advance and elevate our industry on the national level, engaging our members with the tools, research and resources needed to influence change at state and local levels.

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Our Industry

Travel is a diverse, dynamic economic contributor and an essential part of our everyday lives and American business. Our industry comprises various sectors— including transportation, lodging, retail, recreation and entertainment and foodservice—and spans across all travel segments: meetings, leisure, business, incentive and trade shows.

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Quick Facts


Travel is the United States' #1 service export

2.6 trillion

Travel generates $2.6 trillion in total economic output

1 in 10

1 in 10 American jobs depend on travel

Top 10

Travel is among the top 10 industries in 49 states and D.C.


Where travel ranks in terms of employment compared to other major private industry sectors

15.8 million

Travel supports 15.8 million American jobs

Why Choose Us

Discover the value of U.S. Travel membership through the words and experiences of your peers.

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Become A Member

Make connections, stay informed, network, promote, drive your business and be a part of the amplified voice on industry issues.

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Contact Us

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Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities

U.S. Travel has multiple levels of sponsorship and advertising opportunities across our many venues and for all sectors of travel and tourism

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