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.
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.
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.
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.
U.S. Travel is urging the administration to make clear that legitimate international travelers are welcome to visit the U.S., while outlining the enhanced security measures contained in the executive action.
This week’s video focuses on travel-related measures contained within last week’s White House executive order on immigration and refugees, and outlines several steps U.S. Travel is taking to move forward as a constructive partner to the administration and lawmakers on behalf of the industry.
With final approval given for Norwegian Air International to expand service to the United States and with the passage of the National Park Centennial Act, the travel industry is ending 2016 on a bright note.