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The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due to highway congestion in 2018—costing the economy $30 billion in travel spending and 248,000 American jobs, according to the organization’s economists.
U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials will be sent to assist with security on the southern U.S. border.
Travel to and within the U.S. grew 2.0% year-over-year in March, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry’s 111th straight month of overall expansion.
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.
In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll discuss a recent development toward expanding the Visa Waiver Program and recap how our industry engaged with Interior Department officials in support of National Public Lands Day. You’ll also learn about a positive step for air travel.
In this week’s Friday Check-In, you’ll hear from Roger Dow about our recent meeting with the White House; get an update on efforts to protect and maintain our National Parks; learn about a new toolkit focused on Brand USA renewal; and hear about our webinar series exclusively for U.S. Travel members.
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.