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Press ReleaseApril 24, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today released a new analysis of the cost of flight delays resulting from announced Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) furloughs of air traffic control personnel in response to budget sequestration.

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Press ReleaseApril 22, 2013

In testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee today, Megan Smith, commissioner of the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing, said: "On behalf of the U.S. and Vermont travel and tourism industry, I congratulate the 'Gang of 8' for including a number of significant provisions in the 'Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act' and more broadly recognizing that facilitating legal travel must be an integral part of immigration reform."

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Press ReleaseApril 19, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today expressed deep concern over an announcement by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that air travelers will start to experience significant delays at major U.S. airports when air traffic controller furloughs begin on Sunday.

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Press ReleaseApril 15, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today praised Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) for introducing the "Essential Services Act of 2013," which would give federal agencies such as the Federal Aviation Administration, the Transportation Security Administration and U.S. Customs and Border Protection the flexibility to determine which employees are essential personnel as they manage sequester requirements, including the vital services of control tower operations and border security.

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Press ReleaseApril 11, 2013

Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, released the following statement applauding Senator Mazie Hirono’s (D-HI) bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to help Hong Kong become eligible to participate in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). The program helps increase international travel to the United States and boosts U.S. growth.

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Press ReleaseApril 11, 2013

In testimony today before the House Homeland Security Committee’s Subcommittee on Transportation Security, Geoff Freeman, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the U.S. Travel Association, said that the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) modern, risk-based passenger aviation screening system known as “PreCheck” is working and should be further expanded.

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Press ReleaseApril 05, 2013

David Huether, senior vice president of research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today's U.S. employment and exports numbers.

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Press ReleaseMarch 21, 2013

Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, released the following statement regarding the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee's approval of Sally Jewell for the position of Interior Secretary of the United States.

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Press ReleaseMarch 21, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today applauded the introduction of the JOLT – "Jobs Originated through Launching Travel" – Act, a bipartisan bill that would leverage the benefits of inbound international travel to the United States to increase economic growth, create more jobs, generate additional tax revenue and boost U.S. exports.

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Press ReleaseMarch 20, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today applauded the U.S. Senate for passing a Continuing Resolution that includes key travel priorities, including U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) staffing, transportation funding and the Survey of International Air Travelers (SIAT).

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