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Travel Community Praises Subcommittee Passage of Brand USA

November 14, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce’s overwhelming passage of legislation to reauthorize Brand USA (H.R. 3851):

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Brand USA: State of Play

November 14, 2019

With the year rapidly drawing to a close, it is more important than ever for Congress to work quickly to include Brand USA’s reauthorization in must-pass legislation this year.

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U.S. Travel Hails Move to Grant REAL IDs Online

November 08, 2019

U.S. Travel's Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the announcement that DHS is seeking to offer an online process to obtain REAL IDs.

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U.S. Travel: Congratulations to Poland, Newest Visa Waiver Program Member

November 06, 2019

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the announcement that Poland has officially been designated a member of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). 

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Travel Trends Index

Travel Trends Index: Brand USA More Critical Than Ever as Int'l Travel Continues Slide

November 05, 2019

Travel to and within the United States grew 2.2% year-over-year in September, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index (TTI), marking the industry’s 117th straight month of growth.

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Travel Community Welcomes Wolf as DHS Chief

November 03, 2019

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

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November 14, 2019
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U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce’s overwhelming passage of legislation to reauthorize Brand USA (H.R. 3851):

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November 08, 2019
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U.S. Travel's Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the announcement that DHS is seeking to offer an online process to obtain REAL IDs.

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November 06, 2019
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U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the announcement that Poland has officially been designated a member of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). 

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November 05, 2019
Travel Trends Index

Travel to and within the United States grew 2.2% year-over-year in September, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index (TTI), marking the industry’s 117th straight month of growth.

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November 03, 2019
The American flag, DHS flag, and Border Patrol flag flying high in McAllen, Texas.

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

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November 01, 2019
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The U.S. Travel Association is making a direct appeal to the American news media: please mention the October 1, 2020 deadline for REAL ID enforcement in this year’s round of Thanksgiving travel stories.

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