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What POTUS Means When He Says “We Hope to Welcome Poland into the VWP”

June 12, 2019

Trump reiterated his administration’s commitment to adding Poland to the Visa Waiver Program. 

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IPW 2019 Brings Thousands of Buyers, Suppliers and Media to Southern California

June 04, 2019

More than 6,000 attendees from over 70 countries gathered in Anaheim, CA, June 1-5 for this year’s IPW—the travel industry's premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the U.S.

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Travel Trends Index: Steady April Growth, But Int'l Outlook Alarms

June 04, 2019

Overall travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.0% in April, including an expected 5.6% recovery surge in year-over-year international travel due to the timing of the Easter holiday.

 

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U.S. Travel Statement on China Travel Warning

June 04, 2019

U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Chinese government’s ...

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Study: Road Congestion Cost U.S. Economy $30 Billion, 248,000 Jobs in 2018

May 22, 2019

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.

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U.S. Travel Reax to Deployment of TSA Personnel on Southern Border

May 15, 2019

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. 

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May 28, 2019
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U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that Chinese travel to the U.S. has fallen sharply, according to U.S. government data.

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May 24, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-in, we’ll spotlight the latest infrastructure updates, share information regarding REAL ID compliance, discuss progress on Brand USA renewal and highlight the 51st annual IPW.


May 22, 2019
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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.

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May 15, 2019
The American flag, DHS flag, and Border Patrol flag flying high in McAllen, Texas.

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. 

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May 10, 2019
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U.S. Travel Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued a statement on the introduction of the Secure Traveler Act. 

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May 10, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-in, we’ll spotlight National Travel and Tourism Week, provide an update on H-2B Visas, discuss our latest research report, and unpack the latest Travel Trends Index.