The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) modernizes the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to meet the needs of a 21st century economy, ensuring the U.S. remains an attractive place to do business. 

Quick Facts

Entering the USMCA would deliver for the travel industry and America’s economy as a whole. For the travel industry alone, USMCA would raise an estimated $1.7 billion in travel-generated economic output and create 15,000 American jobs.

USMCA would allow for the continued growth in U.S. exports—including travel, America’s second largest export—and should be swiftly implemented.

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U.S. Travel Applauds Technology Used for International Travel Pilot Program

October 21, 2020

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the arrival in the U.S. of the first international flight utilizing the CommonPass digital health system to rapidly verify passengers’ COVID-19 status:

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U.S. Travel Reacts to EU Travel Ban Reports

June 26, 2020

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement in response to reports that the European Union will still exclude most travelers from the U.S. as it opens its borders:

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U.S. Travel Statement on U.S.-Canada Border Closure

March 19, 2020

U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the U.S.-Canada border closing to “non-essential traffic” due to the coronavirus pandemic:

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