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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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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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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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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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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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February 12, 2019

The Visa Waiver Program Makes America More Secure

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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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February 12, 2019

Visa Waiver Program Eligibility Requirements

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Why does the Visa Waiver Program work for America?

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February 05, 2019

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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January 29, 2019

State Tourism Office Budget Dashboard (FY 2017-18)

An overview of the funding structure of the State Tourism Offices (STOs) in FY 2017-2018, and changes in funding compared to the prior fiscal year.

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January 25, 2019

Top 20 Inbound Markets (2017)

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A look back and a look ahead at the top 20 inbound markets to the U.S.

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January 24, 2019

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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