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Travel Trends Index: Domestic Market Softens; Storm Clouds Gather for International

November 06, 2018

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 1.6 percent year-over-year in September, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry’s 105th straight month of overall expansion.

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What This Election Means for Travel

November 01, 2018

I’ve sat across the table from Barack Obama, and now I’ve sat across the table from Donald Trump. While these two presidents are obviously dissimilar in their views, the message that I brought with me to the West Wing was the same: travel is a jobs provider, and when it thrives, so does America.

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Friday Check-In | October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll showcase hurricane recovery efforts in Florida, share updates from several industry meetings, and provide our take on the upcoming midterm elections.

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Friday Check-In | October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018

In this week’s Friday Check-In, you’ll learn about travel-related provisions in the newly passed FAA bill, developments toward the renewal of Brand USA, and the latest insights from our Travel Trends Index.

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International Search September 2018

Research Round Up: Revised NTTO Data Shows Slight Improvement

October 10, 2018

Here are some of September 2018’s most compelling findings from the U.S. Travel research team. 

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U.S. Travel Calculates Lost Jobs, Revenue as a Result of Diminished Market Share

October 04, 2018

U.S. Travel calculates that between 2015 and 2017, the U.S. saw its share of the global long-haul travel market drop from 13.8 percent to 12.2 percent. 

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November 16, 2018

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll share an update on two industry meetings, as well as our efforts to earn renewal for Brand USA and our perspective on the midterm elections.

October 26, 2018

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll showcase hurricane recovery efforts in Florida, share updates from several industry meetings, and provide our take on the upcoming midterm elections.

October 12, 2018

In this week’s Friday Check-In, you’ll learn about travel-related provisions in the newly passed FAA bill, developments toward the renewal of Brand USA, and the latest insights from our Travel Trends Index.

September 28, 2018

This week’s Friday Check-In discusses a recent development toward expanding the Visa Waiver Program, recap National Public Lands Day, and share a positive step for air travel.

September 14, 2018

In this week’s Friday Check-In, you’ll hear about our recent meeting with the White House; get an update on efforts to protect and maintain our National Parks; learn about a new Brand USA toolkit; and hear about a new member webinar series.

August 31, 2018

In this week’s Friday Check-In, you’ll learn about our efforts to help protect America’s national parks, get the latest travel forecast from U.S. Travel researchers, and hear about two new resources we’re delivering for our industry’s use.