Join industry leaders on April 19 at U.S. Travel Association’s inaugural Secure Tourism Summit. Learn how to ensure your organization is prepared in the event of a security situation or crisis.

Now, more than ever, travelers want to know they’ll be safe when visiting your destination or venue. Addressing these concerns and staying ahead of new security challenges requires robust planning, agile communications and sophisticated response capabilities. How well you prepare could have major ramifications for your business or destination for years to come. Register now


  • Hear from leading experts on planning and prevention, communication and crisis response and reputation management.
  • Develop strategies to help your organization prepare for threats.
  • Learn how to conduct effective threat assessments, communicate successfully during a crisis event and message and recalibrate after an event.
  • Discover how to cultivate a regional stakeholder network to strengthen security planning.


The Travel Industry
Each segment of the industry will be represented—with particular emphasis on sports venues, airports, convention centers and meeting facilities, attractions and entertainment, retail locations, destination-marketing organizations and lodging.

Security Personnel
Staffers responsible for security, crisis management, communications and threat assessment.


The Secure Tourism Summit will take place at the New York Marriott Marquis (1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036).

Reservations: Call 877.303.0104 or book online

Rate: $325 single/double occupancy plus applicable state and local taxes (currently 14.75%) and $3.50 occupancy fee

Cut-off date for reservations: Monday, March 20, 2017


New York City is served by the following airports:

All airports are accessible a number of ways including public transit, taxi, cars and shared rides, and have rental car agencies both on-site and near the airport. Estimated one-way taxi fare to Manhattan is between $50-$60 (excluding tolls).

SuperShuttle offers U.S. Travel meeting attendees discounted rates on SuperShuttle and ExecuCar sedan service.

Destination Information

The following link may be helpful in planning your trip: