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U.S. Travel Applauds Introduction of Hospitality Jobs Bill

October 15, 2020

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the introduction of the U.S. Senate’s bipartisan Hospitality and Commerce Job Recovery Act of 2020:

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U.S. Travel Expresses Extreme Disappointment on Relief Talks Ending

October 06, 2020

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the White House ending coronavirus relief negotiations:

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COVID RELIEF NOW STATEMENT

October 02, 2020

Today’s discouraging jobs report is further evidence that our economy will continue to struggle without comprehensive federal assistance, and if it does not happen now a full recovery will likely be delayed for years.

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U.S. Travel Calls for REAL ID Deadline Delay

October 01, 2020

The U.S. Travel Association issued the following statement with 12 months remaining until the full REAL ID enforcement deadline:

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Travel CEOs Unite in Stark Call for Relief Bill

October 01, 2020

The CEOs of 17 of the largest U.S. travel companies joined the U.S. Travel Association in the following statement pleading with leaders in Washington to advance a subsequent round of legislative relief from the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic:

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U.S. Travel Announces New Dates for IPW 2021 in Las Vegas

September 30, 2020

The U.S. Travel Association today announced that IPW, its annual international inbound travel trade show, will be a live, in-person event held in Las Vegas from September 18-22, 2021.

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March 06, 2020
Friday Check-In

For this week's Friday Check-In, Roger Dow delivers an update on Coronavirus and what it means to the travel industry.


February 28, 2020
Friday Check-In

In this week's Friday Check-In, we have an update on Coronavirus, discuss the latest developments on REAL ID, and preview Destination Capitol Hill.


February 07, 2020
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll provide an update on the Coronavirus, take a look back at the State of the Travel Industry address, and discuss movement on improving America's infrastructure.


January 17, 2020
Friday Check-In

This is the first Friday Check-In of 2020, and we'll cover several events taking place over the next few weeks.


December 20, 2019
Friday Check-In

In the final Friday Check-In of the year, we share an update on Brand USA reauthorization, the latest on USMCA, and a preview of National Plan for Vacation Day.


November 22, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll provide an update from our fall Board of Directors meeting, discuss the latest steps toward the renewal of Brand USA, and share how we’re helping America get REAL ID ready ahead of next year’s winter holiday travel season.