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Lodging Tax Review

The Lodging Tax Review: How Assessments Work for Your Destination

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 and Trade

March 06, 2019

An analysis of the incredible—yet not so obvious—impact of international inbound travel on the U.S. trade balance.

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The Economic Review of Travel in America, 2018 Edition

December 20, 2018

Analysis of current and historical measurements of the U.S. travel industry, including domestic and international inbound travel volume and the impact of travel on the U.S. economy.

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Travel Forecast

December 12, 2018

Driven by the U.S. Travel Association and Oxford Economic's proprietary travel forecasting model, the semi-annual domestic and international forecasts allow members to review the...

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

August 14, 2018

The global travel marketplace is highly lucrative, and it is more important now than ever before that we keep American destinations top of mind for travelers, both in the U.S. and abroad.

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Domestic Travel Market Report, 2018

March 01, 2019

This annual report offers insights on domestic travelers’ characteristics including: primary trip purpose, accommodation preferences, changes in travel party composition and the top trip...

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March 22, 2019

Impact of Travel on State Economies, 2018 Edition

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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March 21, 2019

Israel: International Inbound Travel Market Profile (2017)

The potential of Israel’s inclusion in the Global Entry program and in the Visa Waiver Program will undoubtedly have substantial positive effects on travel—and spending—by Israeli visitors to the United States.

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March 19, 2019

The Debrief: Make Our Voice Heard on the Hill

In April, 300 of your travel colleagues from around the country will convene at Destination Capitol Hill , the industry's leading legislative fly-in. Together with U.S. Travel, they will educate the...

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March 12, 2019

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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March 08, 2019

India: International Inbound Travel Market Profile (2017)

India is one of the world’s fastest-growing travel markets, and the U.S. has long-been a favored destination for Indian travelers. In fact, after many years of strong growth in visitations, India has...

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March 06, 2019

Travel and Trade

An analysis of the incredible—yet not so obvious—impact of international inbound travel on the U.S. trade balance.

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