News & Commentary

Travel Matters to Our Health

April 16, 2019

Use Thursday, May 9 to celebrate how travel matters to our health.

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U.S. Travel Welcomes Bernhardt DOI Confirmation

April 15, 2019

U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued a statement on the Senate confirmation of David Bernhardt as secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior. 

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New ROI Study Reinforces Value, Impact of Brand USA

April 12, 2019

Brand USA this week released another impressive return-on-investment (ROI) study conducted by Oxford Economics.

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U.S. Travel Reax to CBP Pulling Staff to Southern Border

April 12, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued a statement on Customs and Border Protection’s announcement that it will reassign agents from airports and other entry points to the U.S.-Mexico border. 

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U.S. Travel Honors Its 2019 Travel Champions: Cortez Masto, DeFazio, Portman, Rice, Singh

April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award. 

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Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau Receives Honor

April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the Arlington (TX) Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) as the winner of its 2019 Grassroots Travel Champion Award. 

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April 12, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll share a recap from U.S. Travel Meetings Week, discuss the newly introduced JOLT Act, and hear from the association’s new national chair.


March 29, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we cover and infrastructure hearing on the Hill, discuss the latest with the Visa Waiver Program and spotlight our upcoming events.


March 15, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we cover important White House updates, discuss the latest in infrastructure investments and highlight our upcoming events.


March 01, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, industry experts cover an important development for our national parks, news regarding the TSA Precheck program, our efforts with the Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus and our latest industry positioning campaign.


February 15, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we cover the status of federal government funding, next steps for National Parks legislation and spotlight our latest Travel Trends Index.


February 01, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll share our perspective on the impacts of the government shutdown, the next steps for our advocacy agenda, and spotlight how our industry celebrated National Plan for Vacation Day.