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U.S. Travel Unveils Tool to Measure Tourism’s Impact on State Economies
March 8, 2018
Increases or decreases in visitors can have a significant impact on public services
WASHINGTON (March 8, 2018)—Amid calls by some state lawmakers...
U.S. Citizen International Travel Increased 13 Percent in November 2017
February 14, 2018
U.S. outbound totaled 79.8 million so far in 2017, up 10 percent for the year
Strong Growth to Europe, Mexico, Oceania and Africa; Solid Growth to Other...
Visit U.S. Coalition Launches Amid Drop in U.S. Share of Global Travel
January 17, 2018
WASHINGTON—Trade groups representing thousands of businesses and millions of jobs on Tuesday announced the official launch of the Visit U.S. Coalition,...
U.S. Travel to International Destinations Increased Eight Percent in 2016
December 12, 2017
The U.S. resident outbound market totaled a record 80.2 million in 2016, up eight percent from 2015. This is the fifth straight year of increases in U.S....
Marriott’s Sorenson, STR’s Smith Inducted into U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders
November 16, 2017
The pair join 94 previous recipients of the travel industry's highest honor
WASHINGTON (November 16, 2017)—Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of...
Travel Trends Index: Slight Uptick Across All Travel Segments
October 3, 2017
WASHINGTON (October 3, 2017)—Both domestic and international travel to the U.S. grew in August 2017, according to the latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)....
Portions of Travel Trends Index Revised Sharply Downward on New Data
September 6, 2017
Inbound International Travel Volume Posted Overall Decline in Q1
WASHINGTON (September 6, 2017)—The latest Travel Trends Index (TTI) offers a...
U.S. Travel Reacts to Proposed Elimination of Brand USA in Trump Budget
May 23, 2017
WASHINGTON (May 23, 2017)— U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the proposed elimination of the Brand...
Travel Trends Index: International Inbound Travel Shows Signs of Weakness
May 8, 2017
WASHINGTON (May 8, 2017)—International inbound travel growth continues to avoid an outright decline, remaining in positive territory in March...
U.S. Travel Reacts to Trump’s Joint Session Address
March 1, 2017
WASHINGTON (March 1, 2017)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following reaction to President Trump's Tuesday speech to...
International Travel to U.S. Finally Returns to Pre-9/11 Levels
February 8, 2017
International travel's share of U.S. exports rises to $247 billion, the highest level since 2000, according to new Commerce Department data...
International Visitors Spent $703M Each Day in November
January 24, 2017
Travel and Tourism exports on pace for record-setting 2016
WASHINGTON - Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Ken Hyatt announced today...
Travel Industry Will Be ‘Eager Partner’ to Trump Administration According to Roger Dow
January 23, 2017
WASHINGTON (January 23, 2017)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the inauguration of 45th U.S....
U.S. Travel Association’s CEO, Roger Dow: Travel Community Looks Forward to Working with General John Kelly, DHS Nominee
December 13, 2016
WASHINGTON (December 13, 2016)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on news that President-elect Trump will...
International Visitation to U.S. Down Eight Percent in April 2016
November 21, 2016
The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced that 6.0 million international visitors(1)(2) traveled to the United States in April 2016, down eight percent...
Thirteen U.S. Travel Members Appointed to National Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Infrastructure
November 11, 2016
WASHINGTON (November 11, 2016)—U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx has announced the inaugural members of the National Advisory Committee on...
Dow: Travel Industry Looks Forward to Working with Trump Administration
November 9, 2016
WASHINGTON (November 9, 2016)—The U.S. travel community congratulated President-elect Donald J. Trump after most media outlets called the election in his...
Unexpected Surge for Travel Growth Outlook
October 4, 2016
WASHINGTON (October 4, 2016)—A volatile political season, a strong dollar and blanket news coverage of the Zika virus could not bridle the growth of...
DNC to Create $180 Million in Direct Spending for Philadelphia
July 26, 2016
WASHINGTON (July 26, 2016)—Between getting there, staying there, eating and drinking there, and all other activity, attendees of the Democratic National...
Party Conventions to Create $360 Million in Direct Spending for Host Cities
July 20, 2016
U.S. Travel Touts Impact with Ad Campaign Aimed at Convention-Goers
WASHINGTON (July 20, 2016)—Between getting there, staying there, eating and drinking...