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National Plan for Vacation Day: Don’t Say “Maybe Next Year” to Time Off

January 15, 2019

Now that the holidays are over and the doldrums of winter are upon us, you may find yourself longing for a getaway. Whether you’re dreaming of a sunny Florida beach or the ski slopes of Colorado, it’s time to take action and actually plan that getaway.

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Friday Check-In

Friday Check-In | January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we cover the impact of the government shutdown and our path forward with the new Congress, as well as other industry updates.

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U.S. Travel Comments on Partial Federal Government Shutdown

January 09, 2019

The ability to travel in the U.S. is a nonpartisan issue, and airports, visas and Customs appeared largely unaffected by the partial federal shutdown before Monday. 

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Travel Registers Largest Monthly Employment Gain Since October 2017

January 04, 2019

The travel industry ended 2018 on a high note, adding 21,600 jobs in December. 

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National Travel and Tourism Week 2019 Theme: “Travel Matters”

January 03, 2019

This year’s theme is “Travel Matters,” a recognition of the innumerable ways in which travel enriches lives and strengthens communities.

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U.S. Travel’s 2018 Year in Review

December 28, 2018

While 2018 presented challenges and opportunities alike, we are fortunate to be able to look back on many successes on several fronts. Here’s a look back at 2018. 

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January 16, 2019

"It is now plainly evident that the shutdown is affecting air travel, and when that happens, damage to the overall U.S. economy will shortly follow."

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January 15, 2019

Now that the holidays are over and the doldrums of winter are upon us , you may find yourself longing for a getaway. Whether you’re dreaming of a sunny Florida beach or the ski slopes of Colorado, it’s time to take action and actually plan that getaway.

January 11, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we cover the impact of the government shutdown and our path forward with the new Congress, as well as other industry updates.


January 09, 2019
Customs line

The ability to travel in the U.S. is a nonpartisan issue, and airports, visas and Customs appeared largely unaffected by the partial federal shutdown before Monday. 

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January 08, 2019
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Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.0 percent year-over-year in November, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry’s 107th straight month of overall expansion.

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January 07, 2019

The partial federal government shutdown could reach a cost of more than $100 million daily for the U.S. economy just through the impact on travel.