March 11, 2015
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow comments on news from the U.S. Commerce Department that inbound international visitation to the United States reached a new high in 2014.
Industry Exports Reach Record High of $18.9 Billion in January; Adds 16,600 Jobs in February
March 6, 2015
February 26, 2015
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the impasse over funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS):
First South American Nation to Join Streamlined, Secure Entry System
February 24, 2015
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement Tuesday applauding Peru’s inclusion in U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Global Entry program, making it the first South American country to participate in the program:
February 13, 2015
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on an announced effort by the Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security to improve the entry process for international visitors to the United States:
Association TRENDS Names U.S. Travel's Patricia Rojas-Ungár a Leading Lobbyist; Bestows Gold Medal for Group's Industry Video Series
February 10, 2015
Association TRENDS honored the U.S. Travel Association with two distinguished awards for the group’s exceptional advocacy and communications work.
Dow: Travel Is Back, but Needs Sound Policies to Stay Strong
February 10, 2015
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow recently delivered the State of the Travel Industry address via a video message to the industry, in what is intended to become an annual series.
Adds 13,500 Jobs in January; Exports Reach a Record $222 Billion in 2014
February 6, 2015
David Huether, senior vice president for research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, comments on Friday's Labor Department employment report and the U.S. Department of Commerce export report from Thursday.
Disturbing Trend Against Competition and Consumer Choice, Dow Says
February 3, 2015
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on reports that U.S. airlines are urging the Obama administration to revisit the “Open Skies” international agreements on air travel:
February 2, 2015
The travel community strongly supports the Obama Administration’s efforts to modernize our failing air travel infrastructure through a long-overdue adjustment in the user fee funding mechanism known as the Passenger Facility Charge.
January 27, 2015
Cancelled flights from the winter storm that struck the upper East Coast this week cost the U.S. economy $230 million in passengers’ lost activity, economists at the U.S. Travel Association calculate.