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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

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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July 25, 2018

Playbook: Crisis Readiness and Response

Playbook: Crisis and Readiness Response

The freedom to travel is one of the many liberties we enjoy as Americans, but we are in a new era with shifting global landscapes and unexpected challenges.

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July 25, 2018

Playbook: Protecting Your Budget

Playbook: Protecting Your Budget

This playbook is designed to help better prepare destination organizations for a variety of scenarios related to the stability of their funding and reputation within their communities.

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July 20, 2018

U.S. Travel and Tourism Overview (2017)

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A two-page overview of travel volumes to within the United States, and the economic impact of travel on the U.S. economy.

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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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