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By the Numbers: Despite Gains, Leisure & Hospitality Remains Hardest-Hit Industry

May 12, 2021

One-in-six Leisure & Hospitality industry jobs have been lost and not yet recovered.

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Top U.S. Travel Leaders Urge White House to Reopen Int’l Travel

May 12, 2021

Leaders of 23 global travel companies sent a letter to President Biden Tuesday urging greater progress toward reopening international travel.

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U.S. Travel Reacts to U.K. Placing U.S. on ‘Amber’ List for Travel

May 07, 2021

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on today’s release of the U.K.’s “traffic light system” for international travel:

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U.S. Travel Taps Nicole Porter to Boost Political Outreach

May 03, 2021

The U.S. Travel Association has announced the hiring of Nicole Porter as vice president, political affairs - PAC and grassroots, a newly created position.

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Despite Jobs Gains, Leisure & Hospitality Sector Hamstrung by Lack of Int’l and Business Travel

May 07, 2021

The Leisure & Hospitality industry gained 331,000 jobs in April—outperforming the overall U.S. jobs increase of 266,000, and offsetting jobs losses in other sectors.

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U.S. Travel Praises Extension of Federal Mask Mandate

April 30, 2021

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the announcement that the Transportation Security Administration has extended until September 13 the federal requirement that masks be worn on airplanes, in airports and on public transportation:

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May 12, 2021
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Leaders of 23 global travel companies sent a letter to President Biden Tuesday urging greater progress toward reopening international travel.

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May 07, 2021
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The Leisure & Hospitality industry gained 331,000 jobs in April—outperforming the overall U.S. jobs increase of 266,000, and offsetting jobs losses in other sectors.

Read More
May 07, 2021
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U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on today’s release of the U.K.’s “traffic light system” for international travel:

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May 03, 2021
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The U.S. Travel Association has announced the hiring of Nicole Porter as vice president, political affairs - PAC and grassroots, a newly created position.

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April 30, 2021
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The U.S. Travel Association and the International Franchise Association (IFA) on Thursday voiced strong support for new legislation that would provide relief for hard-hit hotel workers until travel returns to pre-pandemic levels. 

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April 30, 2021
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U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the announcement that the Transportation Security Administration has extended until September 13 the federal requirement that masks be worn on airplanes, in airports and on public transportation:

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