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.
September 2, 2015U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on an Obama Administration proposal to commemorate the upcoming 100th anniversary of the National Park Service by establishing a new public-private Centennial Challenge Fund to address critical funding priorities More
August 3, 2015U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement after Monday’s announcement on the founding of the U.S. Airlines for Open Skies Coalition: More
July 28, 2015The Big 3 U.S. airlines—American, Delta and United—are on a mission to selectively “freeze” some service from foreign carriers that threatens their competitive stranglehold, but provides untold benefits to travelers and Chicago’s economy and jobs market. The Big 3 tell horrific tales about jobs losses and fair play, but here are the facts: More