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National Plan for Vacation Day: The Antidote to ‘Vacation Deprivation’

January 22, 2020

America has a growing “vacation deprivation” problem: American workers left 768 million unused vacation days on the table in 2018, up 9% from the previous year. And 236 million of those days were forfeited completely, totaling more than $65 billion in lost benefits.

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#FindYourPark on Fee-Free MLK Day

January 17, 2020

Take advantage of the thinner crowds and beautiful winter scenery and visit a National Park Service site free of charge on MLK Day.

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Enhancements Coming to IPW

January 16, 2020

Guided by interviews and focus group discussions with a task force of dozens of U.S. exhibitors, international buyers and media stakeholders, U.S. Travel is building out numerous positive enhancements to launch at IPW 2020 in Las Vegas.

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U.S. Travel Hails USMCA Passage by Senate

January 16, 2020

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on U.S. Senate passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement:

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Signs of Spring for Trade?

January 15, 2020

The U.S. travel community stands strongly behind healthy and robust trade because of its clear benefits for travel and tourism’s ability to grow and create domestic jobs. 

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U.S. Travel Community Mourns Passing of ASAE President and CEO John H. Graham IV

January 13, 2020

U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow released the following statement on the passing of American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) President and CEO John H. Graham IV:

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December 19, 2019
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A years-long advocacy effort joined by voices from every corner of the country culminated Thursday with congressional renewal of Brand USA.

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December 19, 2019
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U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the U.S. House passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

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December 16, 2019
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U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement:

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December 11, 2019
Travel Trends Index

Travel to and within the United States grew 2.2% year over year in October, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index (TTI).

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December 10, 2019
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U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement:

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December 09, 2019
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U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement voicing strong support for passage of the U.S-Mexico-Canada trade agreement now awaiting congressional action:

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