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U.S. Travel Industry Calls on Congress to Pass USMCA

December 09, 2019

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement voicing strong support for passage of the U.S-Mexico-Canada trade agreement now awaiting congressional action:

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Travel Employment Increases for Fourth Consecutive Month in November

December 06, 2019

Travel employment continued its expansion by adding 15,800 jobs in November. 

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U.S. Travel Applauds Global Entry for Brazil

November 27, 2019

U.S. Travel's Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the announcement that citizens of Brazil can soon join the Global Entry program.

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CBP to Consolidate Fees, Applications for Trusted Traveler Programs

November 22, 2019

Customs and Border Protection is planning a major move to streamline the application process of some of its trusted traveler programs.

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Bob Moore and Nancy Novogrod Inducted into U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders

November 21, 2019

Travel industry leaders Bob Moore and Nancy Novogrod were inducted into the U.S. Travel Association Hall of Leaders on Wednesday.

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Travel Community Praises Brand USA Markup in U.S. House

November 20, 2019

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on House Energy and Commerce Committee passage of legislation to reauthorize Brand USA. 

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November 22, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll provide an update from our fall Board of Directors meeting, discuss the latest steps toward the renewal of Brand USA, and share how we’re helping America get REAL ID ready ahead of next year’s winter holiday travel season.


November 22, 2019
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Customs and Border Protection is planning a major move to streamline the application process of some of its trusted traveler programs.

November 21, 2019
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Travel industry leaders Bob Moore and Nancy Novogrod were inducted into the U.S. Travel Association Hall of Leaders on Wednesday.

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November 20, 2019
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U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on House Energy and Commerce Committee passage of legislation to reauthorize Brand USA. 

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November 20, 2019
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Studies show that those who plan for vacation are more likely to use all or most of those days off—hence the beauty of National Plan for Vacation Day.

November 19, 2019
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U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement:

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