COVID RELIEF NOW, a new coalition of nearly 300 major public and private sector groups across the U.S., is calling for Congress to take action NOW and come together to pass a economic relief package before the 2020 elections. Millions of jobs and the survival of small businesses as well as vital government services are on the line.
The health and safety of customers is the number one priority of every travel business. This shared viewpoint has brought sectors from across the industry together, working with health and medical experts, to reach collective agreement on a core set of health and safety guidance that the industry may adapt to their businesses.
As one of the hardest-hit industries, travel and tourism must be top of mind for lawmakers as they consider economic relief packages. U.S. Travel’s Coronavirus toolkit equips our industry to do just that, with recovery resources, materials and grassroots activations that help ensure our industry gets the assistance it needs to recover from this crisis.
The CARES Act, the largest economic relief package in our nation’s history, was signed into law on March 27 and includes major provisions U.S. Travel fought for to deliver economic support to travel businesses, travel workers and their families.
While the latest travel data reflects the dire situation that we face, it is very useful when speaking with Congress, the administration and government leaders about the urgent need to provide relief to our industry now.
A compilation of research, policy proposals and CARES Act resources containing state-specific data as well as relief options that DMOs, CVBs and political subdivisions can take advantage of both today and in the coming weeks.
In recent years, America’s use of vacation time has seen a positive trend upward despite decades of decline. And just as importantly, the benefits of taking time off to health and wellness, happiness and productivity are as prevalent as ever.