Will Brown is a senior director on the government relations team for the U.S. Travel Association. Brown joined U.S. Travel in March 2018 and is focusing on international security issues, including Customs and Border Protection, visa reform and immigration. Prior to joining U.S. Travel, Brown was the director of government affairs for the National Utility Contractors Association, where he focused on lobbying, policy development and communications.

Will Brown is a senior director on the government relations team for the U.S. Travel Association. Brown joined U.S. Travel in March 2018 and is focusing on international security issues, including Customs and Border Protection, visa reform and immigration. Prior to joining U.S. Travel, Brown was the director of government affairs for the National Utility Contractors Association, where he focused on lobbying, policy development and communications.

Brown is a graduate of DePauw University and the Catholic University of America, and serves on the Bryce Harlow Foundation Alumni board and volunteers with Habitat for Humanity. 

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HBD to the NPS

August 23, 2019

The National Park Service celebrates 103 years with free admission on August 25. 

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U.S. Travel Encouraged by U.S.-Romania Visa Waiver Program Discussions

August 20, 2019

President Trump and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis discussed the addition of Romania to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP)—and Romania’s progress toward fulfilling the program’s security requirements—at their White House meeting on Tuesday.

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South America: A Wealth of Opportunity for International Inbound Visitation to the U.S.

August 02, 2019

Visitors from Brazil, Argentina and Peru make significant contributions to the U.S. economy and help lower America’s overall trade deficit.

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June 28, 2019
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To preserve the parks for years to come, Congress must address the deferred maintenance backlog to protect our national parks and the economic and conservation benefits they afford.

March 29, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we cover an infrastructure hearing on the Hill, discuss the latest with the Visa Waiver Program and spotlight our upcoming events.


February 15, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we cover the status of federal government funding, next steps for National Parks legislation and spotlight our latest Travel Trends Index.


January 30, 2019
Upper and lower Yosemite falls

U.S. Travel sent a letter on Thursday to Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Ranking Member Joe Manchin (D-WV) of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources expressing support for the Natural Resources Management Act ( S. 47 ).

September 18, 2018
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This Saturday (9/22) is the 25 th annual National Public Lands Day, a celebration of the special connection between people and nature, volunteerism, and the numerous educational, recreational and health benefits derived from the great outdoors.

September 14, 2018
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, you’ll hear from Roger Dow about our recent meeting with the White House; get an update on efforts to protect and maintain our National Parks; learn about a new toolkit focused on Brand USA renewal; and hear about our webinar series exclusively for U.S. Travel members.