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Press ReleaseJune 25, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today announced that Courtney Temple is the association's new director of government relations, where she will strengthen the team's efforts to advance policies that increase travel to and within the United States. The newest addition to U.S. Travel's expanding government relations office, Temple joins the association after serving as U.S. Rep. Joe Heck's (R-NV) legislative director for more than two years.

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Press ReleaseJune 21, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today applauded Senators Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Mark Kirk (R-IL) and 10 other Senators of both parties for their efforts to promote increased United States travel exports to China. The 12 Senators sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and Secretary of State John Kerry urging them to make travel and tourism a top economic priority at the upcoming U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue scheduled to be held in Washington, D.C., from July 8-12.

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Press ReleaseJune 12, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today applauded Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) for introducing an amendment to S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, that would help reduce wait times for both international visitors and domestic travelers at major U.S. gateway airports.

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Press ReleaseJune 12, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today announced locations for its next seven annual IPW marketplaces, locking in host cities that span America through 2020.

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Press ReleaseJune 11, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association announced record-setting attendance at the 45th annual IPW (formerly International Pow Wow), the travel industry's premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the U.S., taking place this week in Las Vegas.

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Press ReleaseJune 06, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 2217, the Fiscal Year 2014 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations bill, with provisions that will help make the travel process in America more efficient and enhance our security.

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Press ReleaseJune 05, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today applauded the U.S. Department of State for nominating Chile for inclusion in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). This addition would enable Chilean nationals to enjoy the same visa-free entry that travelers from 37 other nations currently have access to, making it easier for them to travel to the United States for business and leisure purposes and driving additional U.S. jobs and economic growth.

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Press ReleaseJune 05, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today applauded U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei (R-NV) for his leadership on travel-related legislative initiatives for economic growth.

Press ReleaseJune 04, 2013

Following today's release of the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration’s report on travel to a 2010 IRS conference, Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, released the following statement.

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Press ReleaseJune 04, 2013

David Huether, senior vice president of research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today's Commerce Department announcement that the trade deficit increased by $3.2 billion in April to $40.3 billion, as the $2.2 billion rise in total exports was offset by a greater $5.4 billion surge in imports from March.

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