Since November 2012, Greg Staley has served as senior vice president of communications for the U.S. Travel Association, where he manages the organization’s external and industry-focused messaging.

Prior to joining U.S. Travel in this capacity, Staley led marketing and communications at Destination DC, the official convention and tourism corporation for Washington, D.C. During his tenure at Destination DC, Staley developed communications, advertising and digital marketing programs that promoted the nation’s capital as a premier destination for leisure and business travel.

In a previous role at U.S. Travel, Staley was the association’s senior director of industry communications. Staley, a native Texan, moved to Washington, D.C. in 2006 after more than 10 years in communications, marketing and tourism sales functions at the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Staley has been active in the travel industry for 20 years, including involvement with organizations such as the Dallas/Fort Worth Area Tourism Council, where he chaired its media committee; the Texas Tourism marketing committee; IPW (formerly International Pow Wow); and the Public Relations Society of America.

Staley holds a Master of Science degree in communications from Texas Christian University (TCU) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in public relations from Abilene Christian University. 

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Friday Check-In | October 4, 2019

October 04, 2019

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we highlight an industry-wide initiative that U.S. Travel has launched to ramp-up awareness on REAL ID requirements ahead of next year’s enforcement deadline,...

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Friday Check-In | August 9, 2019

August 09, 2019

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll provide an update on our latest Travel Forecast, spotlight what’s to come at ESTO, and preview our new Travel Works roadshow.

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Friday Check-In | April 26, 2019

April 26, 2019

In this week’s Friday Check-In, you’ll hear about National Park Week, the importance of expanding Preclearance, the latest from our Travel Talks campaign and other industry events.

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August 31, 2018
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In this week’s Friday Check-In, you’ll learn about our efforts to help protect America’s national parks, get the latest travel forecast from U.S. Travel researchers, and hear about two new resources we’re delivering for our industry’s use.


July 19, 2016
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May 01, 2015
Friday Check-In

This week's Friday Check-In features travel leaders at an exclusive White House event to discuss international trade. Updates on air travel infrastructure, the Passenger Facility Charge and National Travel and Tourism Week are also covered.