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Minnesota’s Edman Wins National Tourism Leadership Award
August 25, 2015
Explore Minnesota Director and CEO John Edman has been named national State Tourism Director of the Year for 2015.
Travel Employment Reaches New Record High in July
August 7, 2015
David Huether, senior vice president for research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today’s Labor Department employment report and the Commerce Department export report released earlier this week:
U.S. Travel Community Touts DHS Moves on Visa Waiver Program
August 6, 2015
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on policy updates to the Visa Waiver Program announced Thursday by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson:
What your vacation says about you
The New York Times
August 18, 2015
U.S. air-traffic setup halting planes still beats old system
August 17, 2015
Travel industry continues to impact economy
August 13, 2015
The new shopping experiences tourists expect from iconic destinations
August 12, 2015