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A Study of Lodging Charges and the Allocation of Revenues from Taxes and Assessments on Lodging

February 22, 2018

This report, commissioned by the Destinations Council, serves as a tool for destinations to advocate for consistent or increasing investment in tourism by comparing their destination’s situation to others and track expenditures and rates over time. 

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Travel: America's Unsung Hero of Job Creation

August 28, 2017

Travel is fundamental to the American way of life; Americans took 2.2 billion person trips in 2016. Travel is equally essential to the American economy and an indispensable source for job creation...

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Domestic Travel Market Report, 2017

February 22, 2018

Domestic person-trips for both leisure and business purposes rose by 27.8 million, a 1.3 percent increase, totaling 2.2 billion person-trips in 2016. Domestic travel...

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Impact of Travel on State Economies, 2017 Edition

February 27, 2018

Economic impact statistics (travelers’ expenditures, travel-generated employment, payroll income and tax revenues) for the nation, each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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Travel Forecast

July 26, 2018

Driven by the U.S. Travel Association and Oxford Economic's proprietary travel forecasting model, the semi-annual forecast allows members to review the industry’s performance and consider the...

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Made in America: Travel's Essential Contribution to Economic Development

August 14, 2018

COMING SOON: U.S. Travel will host a members-only webinar with key takeaways, overview of available tools and more on September 25.

The global travel marketplace is highly...

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September 14, 2018

U.S. Travel Barometer

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This first of its kind forward-looking report -- based on 30 billion global online lodging searches from 5,000 consumer travel websites (representing nearly 60 percent of all global lodging searches and conversions) is aggregated exclusively for U.S. Travel by nSight.

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September 13, 2018

Travel Price Index

Developed by the U.S. Travel Association, the Travel Price Index (TPI) measures the one-month change in the cost of travel ("travel inflation") away from home in the United States on a seasonally adjusted basis and the 12-month change of the cost of travel away from home in the U.S. on a seasonally unadjusted basis. The TPI is released monthly and is directly comparable to the CPI.

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September 06, 2018

Meetings Mean Business Overview (2017)

Factsheet highlighting why meetings and business travel matter to the U.S. economy.

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August 30, 2018

Fact Sheet: Travel Creates Jobs

Travel is essential to the American economy, providing an indispensable source of job creation. The travel industry is unique: it is highly dependent on human labor, generally immune to outsourcing and plays a key role in international trade.

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August 23, 2018

U.S. Travel Outlook

U.S. Travel releases a highly informative newsletter focusing on industry trends, the current state of the economy, related forecasts and how this impacts travel. The U.S. Travel dashboard provides a...

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August 14, 2018

Made in America: Travel's Essential Contribution to Economic Development

COMING SOON: U.S. Travel will host a members-only webinar with key takeaways, overview of available tools and more on September 25. The global travel marketplace is highly lucrative, and it is more...

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