U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman issued the following statement on news that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) plans to end mandatory COVID-19 tests for travelers from China to the United States:

“We applaud the Biden administration for implementing a sensible policy and changing that policy as the situation evolved. The same logic should be utilized to immediately eliminate the vaccine requirement for international visitors to the U.S.”


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Greg Staley

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