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“Future of Travel Mobility” Draws Top Leaders for Travel Sustainability, Innovation Summit

October 26, 2021

U.S. Travel Association convened top leaders in travel, transportation and technology with policymakers and administration officials for the association’s first-ever Future of Travel Mobility summit today.

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U.S. Travel Reacts to Additional Details on Nov. 8 International Air Travel Policy

October 25, 2021

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued a statement on the Biden administration’s announced policy for entry of international air travelers, beginning on November 8.

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U.S. Travel Welcomes Border Reopening Date

October 15, 2021

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued a statement on the announcement that the U.S. will officially reopen its borders to vaccinated international travelers on November 8.

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U.S. Travel Applauds Brand USA Subcommittee Hearing

October 14, 2021

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued a statement on the U.S. House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce’s hearing on “Investing in American Jobs: Legislation to Strengthen Manufacturing and Competitiveness,” which included the bipartisan Restoring Brand USA Act (H.R. 4594).

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U.S. Travel to Convene Transportation, Technology, Govt. Leaders For Future of Travel Mobility Summit

October 20, 2021

The U.S. Travel Association announced it will host its first-ever Future of Travel Mobility summit, a day-long event on Tuesday, October 26, convening executives in the business, transportation and technology sectors, together with policymakers and administration officials.

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U.S. Travel Reacts to Lifting of Land Border Travel Restrictions for Vaccinated International Travelers

October 13, 2021

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued a statement on the announcement that restrictions on U.S. land border travel with Canada and Mexico will be lifted for vaccinated individuals.

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October 08, 2021
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U.S. Travel Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued a statement on the September jobs report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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October 01, 2021
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On October 4, the U.S. Travel Association will unveil a preview of its popular Daily Getaways program, which runs October 7 through November 5, the organization’s annual initiative to stimulate travel across America.

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September 21, 2021
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More than 2,600 attendees from 52 countries gathered in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 18-22 for the 52nd annual IPW—the travel industry's premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the United States.

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September 20, 2021
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U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued a statement on today’s announcement that restrictions on international air travel will be lifted for vaccinated individuals.

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September 13, 2021
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U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the a statement on comments made by White House Chief Medical Advisor to the President Dr. Anthony Fauci in support of a vaccine mandate for domestic air travel.

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September 03, 2021
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Roger W. Miles, chairman of the board of Miles Partnership, will be honored as the 2021 inductee into the U.S. Travel Association Hall of Leaders, the organization announced Friday.

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