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By the Numbers: Leisure & Hospitality Unemployment Rate More Than Twice the National Average

April 12, 2021

The March employment report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) measured a slight decline in national unemployment, but despite modest improvements, the U.S. Leisure & Hospitality sector continues to lag.

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Updated CDC Guidance Is a Positive Step, but More Guidance Is Needed on Cruising

April 08, 2021

While the CDC’s new guidance is a welcome development, not all sectors of travel have received consistent guidance related to resuming operations, particularly cruise lines.

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By the Numbers: World Travel & Tourism Council Releases Annual Global Economic Impact Report

April 07, 2021

This iteration of "By the Numbers" looks at the World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Report on the losses to the global travel economy in 2020.

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U.S. Travel Praises California Reopening Plan

April 06, 2021

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the “Beyond the Blueprint” reopening plan announced today by the office of California Governor Gavin Newsom:

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U.S. Travel Reacts to Latest Job Figures

April 02, 2021

The U.S. Leisure & Hospitality sector gained 280,000 jobs in March and the industry’s unemployment rate now stands at 13.0%—compared with 916,000 jobs gained and a 6.0% unemployment rate for the overall economy, according to the monthly employment report released Friday by the Department of Labor. 

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U.S. Travel Lauds New CDC Travel Guidance

April 02, 2021

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on Friday’s announcement that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will substantially relax the guidance on travel for individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID:

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April 15, 2021

As the travel and tourism industry continues to emerge from the devastation of the global pandemic, focus on building back better is a foundational theme among any recovery strategy. Join industry leaders from New York City for an in-depth look at how they are preparing to rebuild responsibly with...


April 12, 2021
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The March employment report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) measured a slight decline in national unemployment, but despite modest improvements, the U.S. Leisure & Hospitality sector continues to lag.

April 08, 2021
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While the CDC’s new guidance is a welcome development, not all sectors of travel have received consistent guidance related to resuming operations, particularly cruise lines.

April 07, 2021
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This iteration of "By the Numbers" looks at the World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Report on the losses to the global travel economy in 2020.

April 06, 2021
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U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the “Beyond the Blueprint” reopening plan announced today by the office of California Governor Gavin Newsom:

Read More
April 02, 2021
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U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on Friday’s announcement that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will substantially relax the guidance on travel for individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID:

Read More