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Travel Trends Index: Domestic Market Softens; Storm Clouds Gather for International

November 06, 2018

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 1.6 percent year-over-year in September, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry’s 105th straight month of overall expansion.

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What This Election Means for Travel

November 01, 2018

I’ve sat across the table from Barack Obama, and now I’ve sat across the table from Donald Trump. While these two presidents are obviously dissimilar in their views, the message that I brought with me to the West Wing was the same: travel is a jobs provider, and when it thrives, so does America.

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Friday Check-In | October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll showcase hurricane recovery efforts in Florida, share updates from several industry meetings, and provide our take on the upcoming midterm elections.

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Friday Check-In | October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018

In this week’s Friday Check-In, you’ll learn about travel-related provisions in the newly passed FAA bill, developments toward the renewal of Brand USA, and the latest insights from our Travel Trends Index.

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International Search September 2018

Research Round Up: Revised NTTO Data Shows Slight Improvement

October 10, 2018

Here are some of September 2018’s most compelling findings from the U.S. Travel research team. 

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U.S. Travel Calculates Lost Jobs, Revenue as a Result of Diminished Market Share

October 04, 2018

U.S. Travel calculates that between 2015 and 2017, the U.S. saw its share of the global long-haul travel market drop from 13.8 percent to 12.2 percent. 

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November 14, 2018

Todd Davidson, president and CEO of Travel Oregon, and Spurgeon Richardson, the former longtime president of the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau, were inducted into the U.S. Travel Association’s Hall of Leaders Tuesday night.

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November 14, 2018

Kathleen Matthews, the former chief global communications and public affairs officer at Marriott International, received a distinguished leadership award from the U.S. Travel Association in appreciation of her contributions to travel and tourism, promotion of sustainability, and support of diversity and inclusion in the industry.

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November 07, 2018

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the election results.

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November 06, 2018
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Travel to and within the U.S. grew 1.6 percent year-over-year in September, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry’s 105th straight month of overall expansion.

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October 03, 2018
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U.S. Travel Association Senior Vice President for Government Relations Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the Senate’s passage of the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018.

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October 02, 2018
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Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.8 percent year-over-year in August, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry’s 104th straight month of overall expansion.

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