Domestic and international inbound travel can bring people together from different backgrounds, bolster local economies and spur recovery efforts.

Strong federal leadership can ensure a resurgence of domestic and international travel to the U.S.  In order to welcome back international visitors, restore business and leisure travel, and increase global competitiveness, policymakers must treat travel for what it is —a top employer in all 50 states, our nation's largest service export and a significant driver of GDP.  Importantly, the federal government must develop national goals and strategic plans to restore travel, accelerate rehiring, and facilitate long-term growth and competitiveness.

Recent progress: In March, President Biden signed the $1.5 trillion omnibus spending bill. The bill included the Restoring Brand USA Act, which provides $250 million in relief funding to the nation’s destination marketing organization.

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The Latest Travel Data
MONTHLY INSIGHTS

The Latest Travel Data

February 02, 2023

Monthly member-exclusive summary of the latest economic, consumer and travel indicators, trends and analysis featuring key highlights from the Recovery and Growth Insights Dashboard.
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2022 Year In Review Cover
ANNUAL REPORT

Report: 2022 Year In Review

January 24, 2023

U.S. Travel’s 2022 Year in Review outlines the tremendous results achieved throughout the year, and underscores the power in our unified efforts to strengthen the travel industry and our long-term growth for the future.
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