By the end of December, 50% of all travel-supported jobs were predicted to be lost—an additional loss of 948,000 jobs and a total loss of 4.5 million direct travel jobs.  

THANK YOU to everyone who urged Congress to #SaveTravel throughout 2020. Your engagements helped secure additional relief for the industry in the COVID-19 Relief Bill passed in late December. You can read more about the travel-related provisions in the legislation here

We will need your continued involvement this year as we look to advance additional industry priorities to help #SaveTravel and rebuild our industry in 2021. New resources will be released soon.

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Use the materials below to reach your members of Congress and help the travel industry speak with a united voice on social media.

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Encourage your members of Congress to include the travel industry's priorities for relief, protection and stimulus in the next legislative package using Power of Travel Coalition’s Action Alert to send an email or tag them in a tweet.  

  • Use our Action Alert to send an email to your members of Congress 
  • Make a phone call directly to the offices of your members of Congress using our Phone Call Action Alert

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Appeal to lawmakers using these local-market media materials

Recent op-eds:

U.S. Travel's Phase 4 Legislative Priorities


Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Travel has been in close contact with the White House, leaders in Congress, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Treasury, and the Small Business Administration. Recent letters and outreach can be found in the list below:


Who we are: All travel employees, from hotel and rental car employees to theme park and cruise line workers, destination marketers, tour operators, small business owners, meeting planners and restaurant staff make up the Power of Travel Coalition, no registration is necessary. CLICK HERE if you would like to be added to receive Power of Travel Coalition Action Alerts.