Travel overall was by far the hardest-hit industry in the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. Although hospitality and leisure unemployment continues to decline, it remains significantly worse than overall U.S. unemployment. The industry will not be able to fully recover without a swift return of all segments of travel, particularly business travel and inbound international travel. 

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Policy Priorities

 

 


ADVOCACY EFFORTS TO CONGRESS AND BIDEN ADMINISTRATION 

U.S. Travel remains in close contact with the White House, congressional leadership, the CDC, DHS and the SBA on relief and recovery policies to restore the travel economy. Recent letters and outreach can be found in the list below:


OUTREACH TO CONGRESS AND ADMINISTRATION (2021)

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OUTREACH TO CONGRESS AND ADMINISTRATION (2020)

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. Letters and outreach can be found in the list below:


JOIN THE COALITION

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.