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Friday Check-inAugust 18, 2017

This week’s video includes an update on the many Travel Talks taking place this month, connecting local leaders with Members of Congress to discuss travel’s economic impact and policy priorities.

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Friday Check-inJuly 28, 2017

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved the FY18 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill, which included language to raise the Passenger Facility Charge cap and protect Open Skies agreements.

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Friday Check-inJuly 14, 2017

After weeks of Congressional outreach (House and Senate), media coverage and grassroots efforts, we are pleased to share that the House Appropriations Committee did not include language to eliminate federal funding for Brand USA in its FY2018 bill. 

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Friday Check-inJune 03, 2017

New research shows the continued positive growth Open Skies agreements bring to the U.S. economy.

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Friday Check-inMay 05, 2017

In addition to passing a funding bill this week averting a shutdown and keeping the federal government operating through September, Congress held three separate hearings on travel-related issues. 

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Friday Check-inMay 12, 2017

Hundreds of events and rallies were successfully staged across the U.S. to celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, with many embracing this year’s theme, the “Faces of Travel.”

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Friday Check-inMay 26, 2017

Earlier this week, the president released his budget for FY2018, which includes a proposal to cut federal funding for Brand USA. U.S. Travel and the broad travel community are engaging members of Congress to ensure their understanding of the tremendous value that Brand USA creates nationwide.

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Friday Check-inApril 14, 2017

Next Wednesday, U.S. Travel hosts the inaugural Secure Tourism Summit in New York City, where security and communications experts will provide insights and educate industry leaders on threat management, crisis response and traveler safety.

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Friday Check-inMarch 31, 2017

The travel industry continues to make its voice heard on priority issues in the news and in Washington. Our united efforts help ensure that our nation’s leaders, lawmakers, media and public understand the economic contributions of the travel industry.

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Friday Check-inMarch 17, 2017

U.S. Travel will defend against any measures that impede legitimate inbound travel—America’s No. 3 export—and continues to urge the Trump administration to make clear that the U.S. welcomes all international travelers who are approved to visit here.

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