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As the travel and tourism industry around the world continues to confront the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, significant strides are underway to restart global air travel when the time is right. The CEOs of the World Travel & Tourism Council and U.S. Travel Association and other industry leaders discuss the necessary steps to kickstart air travel both nationally and globally. What role will COVID testing play? What initiatives are airports and airlines implementing to open up international routes while ensuring a safe and healthy travel experience? 

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Roger Dow is president and CEO of U.S. Travel Association, the Washington, D.C.-based organization representing all segments of travel in America. U.S. Travel’s mission is to increase travel to and within the United States. View Profile ›

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Tori Emerson Barnes is Executive Vice President, Public Affairs and Policy, at the U.S. Travel Association, the leading voice for all segments of the U.S. travel and tourism industry. Barnes directs the association's government and political affairs, external and industry communications, marketing and research teams. View Profile ›


Guest Speakers

Huntley Lawrence
Director, Aviation Department
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Aaron McMillan
Managing Director of Operations Policy and Support
United Airlines

Gloria Guevara
President and CEO
World Travel & Tourism Council


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