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Friday Check-In | December 7, 2018

December 07, 2018

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.

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With Government Shutdown Looming, Brand USA Still Has a Path Forward

December 07, 2018

U.S. Travel’s government relations team has examined every scenario that could play out from the budget battle, and we’re pleased to say there are a number of paths forward for Brand USA this year.

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Travel Trends Index: Gloomy Six-Month Int’l Projections Overshadow Domestic Travel Gains

December 04, 2018

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2 percent year-over-year in October, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry’s 106th straight month of overall expansion.

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Research Round Up: Overall Trade Deficit Widens, Travel Helps Narrow the Gap

November 30, 2018

Here are some of November 2018’s most compelling findings from the U.S. Travel research team. 

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U.S. Travel Applauds U.S.-U.K. Post-Brexit Agreement

November 29, 2018

U.S. Travel Association Vice President for Government Relations Erik Hansen issued the following statement on the new Open Skies deal between the United States and the United Kingdom for post-Brexit flights.

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Friday Check-In | November 16, 2018

November 16, 2018

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. 

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November 16, 2018

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.

November 14, 2018

Todd Davidson, president and CEO of Travel Oregon, and Spurgeon Richardson, the former longtime president of the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau, were inducted into the U.S. Travel Association’s Hall of Leaders Tuesday night.

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November 14, 2018

Kathleen Matthews, the former chief global communications and public affairs officer at Marriott International, received a distinguished leadership award from the U.S. Travel Association in appreciation of her contributions to travel and tourism, promotion of sustainability, and support of diversity and inclusion in the industry.

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November 12, 2018

Certain overseas markets are perfectly primed to join American sports fandom—an opportunity that could have a profound effect on international inbound travel and visitor spending.

November 07, 2018

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the election results.

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November 06, 2018
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Travel to and within the U.S. grew 1.6 percent year-over-year in September, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry’s 105th straight month of overall expansion.

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