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Sam Gilliland and Rossi Ralenkotter Selected as 2014 Inductees into the U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders
July 24, 2014
WASHINGTON (July 24, 2014) - Travel industry advocates Sam Gilliland of Sabre Corporation and Rossi Ralenkotter of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors...
New Orleans to Host IPW 2016
WASHINGTON (July 24, 2014) - The U.S. Travel Association announced Wednesday that New Orleans will be the venue for IPW 2016-the first time the...
Travel Community Criticizes TSA Fee Hike
June 23, 2014
WASHINGTON (June 23, 2014) - U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the implementation of a hike on the...
Survey Shows Washington Must Address Failing Infrastructure to Avoid Economic Harm
May 23, 2014
Travel and Tourism Leaders Express Grave Concern about Growing Strain on Transportation Systems
WASHINGTON (May 23, 2014) - Global competitiveness and...
U.S. Travel Tells Senate Renewal of Brand USA and JOLT Act Passage would Add $200 B to U.S. Economy
May 9, 2014
WASHINGTON (May 9, 2014) - In testimony delivered today before the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Tourism, Competitiveness and Innovation, U.S. Travel...
Travel Employment Sets Another Record High; Outpaces Other Sectors by 49%
May 5, 2014
WASHINGTON (May 5, 2014) - David Huether, senior vice president for research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, commented on the April jobs...
U.S. Travel’s 2014 IPW Hosts Largest Number of Travel Buyers in More Than a Decade
April 10, 2014
CHICAGO (April 10, 2014) - Nearly 1,400 international and domestic travel buyers, the highest since 2001, attended the U.S. Travel Association's 46th...
Flight Cancellations from Latest Storm Cost Economy $95 Million
March 5, 2014
New Research Tracks Economic Impact of Cancellations, DelaysWASHINGTON (March 5, 2014) - Economists at the U.S. Travel Association have concluded research...
Travel Industry Accounts for 25% of Overall U.S. Export Growth in 2013
February 7, 2014
Travel Export Increase for December 2013, the Largest Increase in 20 Years
WASHINGTON (February 7, 2014) - David Huether, senior vice president of...
Travel Job Recovery Strong in 2013; Industry Nears Pre-recession Employment at Only 5,000 Jobs Short
January 10, 2014
Travel Industry Expanded Employment by 119,000 in 2013
WASHINGTON (January 10, 2014) - David Huether, senior vice president for economics and research at...
Mike Gallagher of CityPASS & Disney’s Randy Garfield Named to U.S. Travel Assoc. Hall of Leaders
December 9, 2013
WASHINGTON (December 9, 2013) - Mike Gallagher of CityPASS and Randy Garfield of The Walt Disney Company are the newest members of the U.S. Travel Association...
Thanksgiving-like Passenger Congestion to be Year-Round Norm without Major Infrastructure Investment
November 20, 2013
Major Investment in U.S. Air Travel System Needed to Avoid Serious Delays and Economic Harm
WASHINGTON (November 20, 2013) - U.S. air travel...
U.S. Travel Co-Sponsors Fly-In to Call for Immediate Action on Immigration Reform
October 29, 2013
Measures in Reform Package Would Modernize Critical Travel Services, Create "Massive" Economic Opportunity, Says Marriott International President and CEO Arne...
Government Shutdown Costs U.S. Travel Economy $152 Million Per Day
October 14, 2013
As Many as 450,000 American Workers Supported by Travel May be Affected
WASHINGTON (October 14, 2013) - In a letter delivered today to the President and...
America’s Travel Community Tells Their Shutdown Stories
October 7, 2013
"Tales From the Frontline" Captures First-Hand Accounts of Impact on Travel Businesses, Destinations and Visitor Sites
WASHINGTON (October 7,...
Tennessean Susan Whitaker Named State Tourism Director of the Year by the U.S. Travel Association
August 19, 2013
RICHMOND, Va. (August 19, 2013) - Susan Whitaker, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, has been named the State Tourism Director of...
GSA Act Inadvertently Reduces Federal Efficiency and Productivity; U.S. Travel Association Statement
August 1, 2013
July 31, 2013 - Washington, D.C. - Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, today released the following statement regarding the U.S. House...