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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January 11, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we cover the impact of the government shutdown and our path forward with the new Congress, as well as other industry updates.


December 21, 2018
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we take a look back at key moments this year.


December 07, 2018
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, Tori Barnes examines various year-end scenarios in Washington and explains what these could mean for Brand USA’s renewal and national parks funding.


November 16, 2018
Friday Check-In

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
Friday Check-In

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
Friday Check-In

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.