News & Commentary

content media

U.S. Travel Reacts to Updated CDC Guidance

July 28, 2021

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued a statement on the CDC’s updated guidance announced yesterday.

Read More
content media

U.S. Travel Reacts to England Reopening Plan

July 28, 2021

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued a statement on the news that England would soon begin welcoming fully vaccinated Americans.

Read More
content media

U.S. Travel Endorses Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework, Urges Congress to Press Ahead

July 27, 2021

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued a statement on the bipartisan infrastructure framework.

 

Read More
content media

U.S. Travel Reacts to Travel Ban Announcement

July 26, 2021

U.S. Travel's Tori Emerson Barnes issued a statement on the Biden administration’s decision to uphold travel restrictions. 

Read More
media roger_dow_commentary_new.png

U.S. Travel Announces Extension for Dow, Followed by CEO Transition in 2022

July 21, 2021

U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow will extend his leadership through next July (2022), at which time he will retire from his position following 17 years of service.

Read More
media white-house.png

U.S. Travel Reacts to Canada, Mexico Border Closure Extension

July 21, 2021

U.S. Travel's Tori Barnes issued a statement on the announcement that the United States has extended border restrictions on Mexico and Canada through August 21.

Read More
1
2
3
4
5
6

All News & Commentary

May 03, 2021
content media

The U.S. Travel Association has announced the hiring of Nicole Porter as vice president, political affairs - PAC and grassroots, a newly created position.

Read More
April 30, 2021
content media

The U.S. Travel Association and the International Franchise Association (IFA) on Thursday voiced strong support for new legislation that would provide relief for hard-hit hotel workers until travel returns to pre-pandemic levels. 

Read More
April 30, 2021
content media

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the announcement that the Transportation Security Administration has extended until September 13 the federal requirement that masks be worn on airplanes, in airports and on public transportation:

Read More
April 27, 2021
content media

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement:

Read More
April 13, 2021
U.S. Capitol at Sunrise

The newly formed U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, led by Chairwoman Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Ranking Member Rick Scott (R-FL), held its first-ever hearing today, entitled “The State of Travel and Tourism During COVID.”

Read More
April 06, 2021
content media

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the “Beyond the Blueprint” reopening plan announced today by the office of California Governor Gavin Newsom:

Read More