Tops 8 Million Jobs in October
November 7, 2014
David Huether, senior vice president for economics and research at the U.S. Travel Association, reacts to Friday's Labor Department employment report:
Maintains Healthy Trade Surplus of $6.7 Billion
November 4, 2014
David Huether, senior vice president for research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, comments on today's trade data released by the Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis.
November 3, 2014
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) announcement that additional biographic data will be collected from travelers to the U.S. from Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries:
October 27, 2014
“Congratulations to Kevin McAleenan on his appointment as deputy commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection."
Americans Are Taking Less Vacation Time than at Any Point in Last Four Decades
October 21, 2014
American workers permanently lost a total of 169 million days of paid time off (PTO) across the workforce in 2013, according to a new analysis, “All Work and No Pay: The Impact of Forfeited Time Off.” These days could not be rolled over, could not be paid out, were not banked or used for any other benefit.
October 21, 2014
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Department of Homeland Security’s announcement that all passengers from Ebola-stricken African countries will be routed through five U.S. airports where advanced screening measures are in place:
October 16, 2014
Following today's announced retirement of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole from public service, U.S. Travel CEO and President Roger Dow issued the following statement.
October 8, 2014
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on measures announced by the White House to screen for Ebola among travelers from Africa
Travel Adds Nearly 9,000 Jobs in September; August Travel Exports Growing 84 percent Faster Than Other Exports
October 3, 2014
David Huether, senior vice president for research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today’s U.S. employment and exports numbers.
Incident's ripple effects point to America's aging, fragile air travel system
October 2, 2014
The U.S. Travel Association estimates the nearly 3,900 flight cancellations in the four days following a fire at an air traffic control facility in the Chicago area cost nearly $123 million in passengers' lost economic activity in the four days immediately following the incident.
Pre-Screening Initiative Leverages Private Sector Best Practices to Grow Trusted Traveler Program
September 26, 2014
The U.S. Travel Association today praised the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Administrator John Pistole for expanding the TSA Pre✓™ program with a Private Sector Pre-Screening initiative that will make more low-risk travelers eligible for expedited airport screening.