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Travel Trends Index: Domestic Biz Travel Reels, Int’l Set to Rebound

May 03, 2016

Despite further decline in domestic business travel, the latest Travel Trends Index (TTI) indicates that travel to and within the U.S. expanded overall in March, thanks in part to solid domestic leisure travel demand and expected strengthening in international inbound visitation numbers.

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NTTW Brings the Power of Travel Home to Lawmakers

April 27, 2016

Travel leaders have arranged a record week of Travel Talks events with lawmakers in their home states and districts during National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), May 1-7, 2016.

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After Brussels: Three Measures Congress Can Move Quickly to Enhance Travel Security

April 13, 2016

In the wake of March’s terror attacks in Brussels, lawmakers are again rightfully asking hard questions about our nation’s security systems. Here are three things Congress can do immediately that will improve make all travelers to and within the United States safer.

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Five Myths About TSA Pre✓

March 23, 2016

Millions of eligible people in the U.S. are still not signed up for TSA Pre✓, in many cases because they harbor some misconceptions about the program and what it does. Here are five common myths about TSA Pre✓.

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We’ve Got What You Need to Succeed This NTTW

March 03, 2016

We just released our toolkit of resources to help you get involved with National Travel and Tourism Week (May 1-7, 2016).

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Emergency Preparedness and Response: Zika Virus

February 04, 2016

U.S. Travel is monitoring developments regarding the Zika virus. While CDC reports that widespread transmission here is unlikely at this time, we are prepared to activate our industry's readiness efforts if and when needed.

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May 05, 2016

Institution/politico-bashing is in vogue, so allow us to again break with the trend to offer praise for some proactive policymaking.

May 04, 2016
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U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow reacted to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's statement on lengthy TSA security lines, which includes a...

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May 04, 2016
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Today’s Commerce Department export numbers release is welcome news for the travel industry, as recovery in international visitor spending is expected to continue.

April 26, 2016
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Reducing DOD travel per diems has a negative ripple effect that hurts both our military personnel and private citizens. The U.S. travel industry supports the reinstatement of previous per diem levels, and hopes that both Congress and the Department of Defense do so swiftly.

April 26, 2016
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Enhancing security capabilities at foreign airports will ensure that all travelers to the U.S. are properly screened before entering the country, and in an effective, efficient manner.

April 25, 2016
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Politico Playbook author Mike Allen predicts that in the next administration, there will be “a big push for infrastructure spending and it will succeed.” Even in the current political environment, improving America's infrastructure is one issue that can generate bipartisan progress.