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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

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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November 13, 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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November 09, 2018

Top 20 Travel Export Markets (2017)

Ranking of top U.S. travel export markets, and breakdown of travel exports by categories. Also includes visitation and average travel spending data.

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November 05, 2018

Fact Sheet: International Inbound Market Share

The U.S. is losing market share: but we have a huge opportunity.

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October 31, 2018

U.S. Travel Answer Sheet

One page overview showcasing travel's impact on America, filled with facts and statistics about leisure, business and international travel.

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October 30, 2018

Debrief Webinar: State of International Travel

Overview of recently-released National Travel and Tourism Office international inbound travel visitation numbers. The new data was discussed as well as what it says about the state of international...

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October 18, 2018

Fact Sheet: Visa Waiver Program Makes America More Secure

Expanding the Visa Waiver Program will strengthen security, grow our economy, create American jobs and improve our relationship with trusted allies.

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