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U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the announcement that the Transportation Security Administration has extended until September 13 the federal requirement that masks be worn on airplanes, in airports and on public transportation:
The U.S. Travel Association and the International Franchise Association (IFA) on Thursday voiced strong support for new legislation that would provide relief for hard-hit hotel workers until travel returns to pre-pandemic levels.
As the travel and tourism industry continues to emerge from the devastation of the global pandemic, focus on building back better is a foundational theme among any recovery strategy. Industry leaders from New York City take an in-depth look at how they are preparing to rebuild responsibly with a...
The newly formed U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, led by Chairwoman Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Ranking Member Rick Scott (R-FL), held its first-ever hearing today, entitled “The State of Travel and Tourism During COVID.”
The March employment report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) measured a slight decline in national unemployment, but despite modest improvements, the U.S. Leisure & Hospitality sector continues to lag.