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U.S. Travel Responds to Report that Trump Assisted U.S. Bid to Co-Host World Cup
June 12, 2018
WASHINGTON (June 12, 2018)—U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President Jonathan Grella issued a statement on a New York Times report on President...
Travel Trends Index: Business Travel Thriving as Travel Expands for 100th Straight Month
June 6, 2018
WASHINGTON (June 6, 2018)—Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.6 percent year-over-year in April, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest...
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 Association President and CEO Roger Dow Says Addressing Falling Inbound Travel Needs to Become a National Priority
November 29, 2017
Latest Gov. Data Showing 3.9 Percent Slide Raises Alarm Over Jobs, Exports
WASHINGTON (November 29, 2017)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO...
Travel Trends Index: Domestic Leisure Travel Withstands Harvey and Irma
November 7, 2017
Numbers are up despite the devastating hurricane season; international inbound travel remained stable.
WASHINGTON (November 7, 2017)—Domestic leisure...
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)....
U.S. Travel Statement on New Travel Restrictions
September 26, 2017
WASHINGTON (September 26, 2017)—U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs Jonathan Grella issued the following statement:...
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 Association Presents Florida Governor Rick Scott with Distinguished Leadership Award for Commitment to Travel and Tourism
August 30, 2017
HOLLYWOOD, FL - Florida Governor Rick Scott has received a distinguished leadership award from the U.S. Travel Association in appreciation for his work on...
Louisiana’s Kyle Edmiston Wins 2017 State Tourism Director of the Year
August 29, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS (August 29, 2017)—Kyle Edmiston of the Louisiana Office of Tourism has been named national State Tourism Director of the Year for 2017....
Workers Who Start in Travel and Tourism Achieve Higher Peak Salary Than Most Industries
August 28, 2017
Rising domestic travel fuels economic recovery, creation of promising career paths and small business growth; heartland states and major cities alike benefit...
Marriott’s Arne Sorenson and STR’s Randy Smith to Be Inducted into U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders
July 28, 2017
WASHINGTON (July 28, 2017)—Longtime industry leaders Arne Sorenson and Randy Smith have been selected as the 2017 inductees into the U.S. Travel Hall of...
Travel Trends Index: Int’l Travel to U.S. Continues Strong Showing Post-Executive Order
July 6, 2017
Visits to the U.S. from abroad grew again in May; both domestic and international travel remain strong, though with a future slowdown projected
U.S. Travel Trends Index: International Travel Post-Executive Order Stronger Than Expected
June 6, 2017
In first TTI to measure effects of executive order on immigration, visits to the U.S. grew in April
WASHINGTON (June 6, 2017)—More international...
U.S. Travel Industry Rallies Behind Brand USA
300-plus travel businesses and organizations sign letter to Congress extolling agency’s benefits; For every $1 spent on marketing, Brand USA adds $27 to...
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...
Wyndham Hotel Group’s Geoff Ballotti Named U.S. Travel National Chair
April 10, 2017
WASHINGTON (April 10, 2017)—The U.S. Travel Association on Monday announced Geoff Ballotti, president and CEO of Wyndham Hotel Group, as its new national...
Travel Trends Index: International Travel Unexpectedly Strong to Start 2017
April 4, 2017
WASHINGTON (April 4, 2017)—International travel again defied growth expectations in February 2017, according to the U.S. Travel Association's Travel...
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...