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Sports and Travel: A Perfect Double Play at This Year’s IPW

July 17, 2019

U.S. Travel is working to bridge the gap between sports and travel, and help teams and destinations identify ways to collaborate to capture growing international markets.  

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U.S. Travel Applauds Senators’ Move to Reauthorize Brand USA

July 16, 2019

America’s crucial but vulnerable inbound tourism market received a boost Tuesday with introduction of a Senate bill to reauthorize Brand USA, the organization charged with marketing the U.S. as an international travel destination.

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Travel Industry Has Billions of Dollars, Thousands of Jobs at Stake in USMCA/NAFTA

July 16, 2019

In order to keep the economy—and by extension, the travel industry—strong, it is crucial that the U.S. not engage in risky trade wars or downgrade our valuable trade agreements.

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Travel Trends Index: Domestic, Int’l Demand Expected to Drag Over Next Six Months

July 10, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in May, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry’s 113th straight month of overall expansion.

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Research Round Up: Enplanements Climb Before Busy Summer Travel Season

July 10, 2019

Here are some of June 2019’s most compelling findings from the U.S. Travel research team. 

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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 an 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.