Investing in modern infrastructure would enable America to increase domestic and inbound international travel to the United States, including increased economic growth. — Read More
One of the U.S. Travel Association’s core strategic priorities is to advocate on behalf of the collective travel industry within the United States. U.S. Travel’s Government Relations department ensures that the concerns and interests of the travel community, and all those employed by it, are effectively represented within the legislative process.
The department strives to achieve this goal through a variety of tools, which include conducting extensive grassroots and grasstops outreach campaigns, coordinating comprehensive lobbying efforts, growing U.S. Travel’s Political Action Committee (Travel PAC) and bringing industry leaders and government officials together to discuss issues critical to travel and tourism.
November 17, 2015U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement responding to a proposal by GOP presidential aspirant Rand Paul to severely restrict the issuance of U.S. visas: More
October 30, 2015U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow responds to news reports on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) elimination from its PreCheck program the practice of “managed inclusion,” which had allowed random non-PreCheck-cleared travelers to enter the faster lanes at screening checkpoints: More