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.

Research, News and Commentary on Trade

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U.S. Travel Welcomes Border Reopening Date

October 15, 2021

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued a statement on the announcement that the U.S. will officially reopen its borders to vaccinated international travelers on November 8.

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U.S. Travel Applauds Brand USA Subcommittee Hearing

October 14, 2021

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued a statement on the U.S. House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce’s hearing on “Investing in American Jobs: Legislation to Strengthen Manufacturing and Competitiveness,” which included the bipartisan Restoring Brand USA Act (H.R. 4594).

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The Workforce Crisis: Looking to Data and Psychology

October 14, 2021

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