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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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Power of Travel Promotion 3.0 (What Destination Marketing Means to Communities Nationwide)

August 28, 2016

In today’s highly competitive global marketplace, travel destinations require investment in their brands to remain relevant. By investing in effective travel promotion, states and...

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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

February 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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July 12, 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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July 03, 2018

Travel Trends Index

Monthly economic indicator that tracks the pace and direction of travel to and within the United States. The index provides comprehensive, data-driven insight on the U.S. travel industry, measuring and predicting the growth of international inbound, domestic business and domestic leisure travel.

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June 26, 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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June 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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May 15, 2018

Research POV: State of American Vacation 2018

The third webinar in the Research POV webinar series covered Project: Time Off’s State of American Vacation report findings. The following was covered during the webinar: Updates of America’s...

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April 19, 2018

Travel's Impact on the U.S. Economy (2017)

The travel industry fuels economic growth. Travel supports 1 in 9 U.S. jobs

Travel impacts commerce and jobs throughout the whole economy, well beyond the industry itself. When travel thrives, so does America.

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