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Press ReleaseMay 07, 2013

In testimony today before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, detailed the benefits created by $2.0 trillion in output associated with travel spending. Dow also stressed the importance of enacting the "Jobs Originating through Launching Travel (JOLT)" Act and fixing the U.S. entry process.

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Press ReleaseMay 06, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today applauded the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for expanding PreCheck and allowing program participants to be eligible for expedited screening on select international travel itineraries beginning tomorrow, May 7. PreCheck is part of TSA's efforts to move away from a one-size-fits-all model to a more intelligence-driven, risk-based system.

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Press ReleaseMay 03, 2013

David Huether, senior vice president of research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today's Labor Department announcement that the U.S. economy added 165,000 jobs in April and the unemployment rate edged down slightly to 7.5 percent.

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Press ReleaseMay 03, 2013

Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, released the following statement today applauding the nomination of Michael Froman as U.S. Trade Representative.

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Press ReleaseMay 02, 2013

Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, released the following statement today applauding the nomination of Penny Pritzker to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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Press ReleaseMay 02, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today announced the selection of Jonathan A. Grella as Senior Vice President of Public Affairs. Grella, who begins at U.S. Travel on May 6, will lead the government relations, grassroots, research and communications components of U.S. Travel's highly successful campaign-style operation.

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Press ReleaseMay 02, 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 improved by $4.8 billion in March to $38.8 billion, as total exports fell by $1.7 billion and imports plummeted to $6.5 billion from February.

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Press ReleaseApril 29, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today applauded the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for its rollout of an automated I-94 Arrival/Departure Record, which will make the admissions process for international travelers lawfully visiting the United States more efficient – and will maximize resources for CBP officers at ports of entry – by moving from a paper to automated form.

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Press ReleaseApril 26, 2013

The U.S. Travel Association today applauded the swift action and passage of bipartisan Senate legislation to end sequester-induced Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) furloughs that are causing flight delays nationwide, but noted its concern in regards to the potential funding source which would direct funds from needed airport infrastructure projects.

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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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