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Thousands of Buyers, Suppliers and Media Flock to Denver for IPW 2018

May 22, 2018

More than 6,000 attendees from over 70 countries gathered in Denver May 19-23 for this year’s IPW—the travel industry's premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the U.S.

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Travel Community Reacts to U.S. Government’s Open Skies Decision

May 14, 2018

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Department of State’s announcement that the U.S. has reached a deal with the United Arab Emirates regarding the two countries’ Open Skies aviation agreement.

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Some of America's Busiest Travel Corridors Aren't Getting Their Fair Share of Federal Dollars

May 11, 2018

For far too long, U.S. visitors and citizens alike have been forced to navigate growing highway congestion, airports ill-equipped to handle rising passenger traffic, aging railways and increasingly disconnected cities.

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America’s Travel Deficit is a Problem We Must Solve

May 08, 2018

If three is a trend, State of American Vacation 2018 proves the latest trend is taking more time off. 

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What’s Good for Brand USA Is Good for America: New Study Reports Significant Economic Impact

May 07, 2018

Brand USA released the results of its return on investment (ROI) study conducted by Oxford Economics. And it’s tremendous news for the American economy. 

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Friday Check-In | June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018

In this week’s Friday Check-In, you’ll learn about our Brand USA Renewal Plan, upcoming industry tools and member resources and the 35th annual ESTO.   

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June 21, 2018
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“The full implementation of this program—in the nation’s most-visited travel region, no less—is a great step in making travel more efficient throughout our system, and we applaud the innovative technology developed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection."

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June 12, 2018
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The president's assistance with the U.S.'s 2026 World Cup bid is a signal that he is fully committed to spurring GDP and job growth.

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June 05, 2018
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Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.6 percent year-over-year in April, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index(TTI)—marking the industry’s 100th straight month of overall expansion.

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May 22, 2018
1995 Denver

More than 6,000 attendees from over 70 countries gathered in Denver May 19-23 for this year’s IPW—the travel industry's premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the U.S.

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May 14, 2018
Image of Airplane tail in the sky during flight

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Department of State’s announcement that the U.S. has reached a deal with the United Arab Emirates regarding the two countries’ Open Skies aviation agreement.

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May 08, 2018
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Travel to and within the United States was up 3.4 percent year-over-year in March, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry's 99th straight month of overall expansion.

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