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Travel Trends Index: Domestic and International Travel Weather the Shutdown Turbulence
March 5, 2019
WASHINGTON (March 5, 2019)—Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2 percent year-over-year in January, according to the U.S. Travel Association's...
U.S. Travel Assn. Welcomes Destination DC President and CEO Elliott L. Ferguson II as National Chair
February 22, 2019
WASHINGTON (February 22, 2019)— The U.S. Travel Association on Thursday announced the election of Elliott L. Ferguson II, president and CEO of...
Travel Trends Index: Domestic Biz Travel Projected to Surge, Int’l Inbound Travel Falters
February 5, 2019
WASHINGTON (February 5, 2019)—Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.6 percent year-over-year in December, according to the U.S. Travel Association's...
U.S. Travel’s ‘Made in America’ Report Highlights Value, Importance of Promoting Tourism
August 16, 2018
WASHINGTON (August 16, 2018)—The U.S. Travel Association this week released an in-depth report detailing travel and tourism's indispensable role in...
Spending by International Visitors Sharply Down in 2017, U.S. Government Data Shows
January 10, 2018
WASHINGTON (January 10, 2018)—International travelers to the U.S. spent 3.3 percent less through November of 2017 than at the same point the previous...
Visit California’s Beteta and Hilton Worldwide’s Nassetta Receive Travel Industry’s Highest Honor
November 21, 2016
Both leaders inducted into the U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders during a dinner celebrating the association's 75th anniversary
WASHINGTON (November 21,...
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...
Utah’s Vicki Varela Named 2016 State Tourism Director of the Year by U.S. Travel Association
August 31, 2016
Carla Fiorita of the Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau Named the 2016 DMO Rising Star of the Year
BOCA RATON, FLA (August 31,...
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...
Travel Community Declares Victory for Open Skies Agreements
June 28, 2016
WASHINGTON (June 28, 2016)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on reports that the U.S. government has...
U.S. Travel Association Research Estimates Long TSA Lines Will Cost U.S. Economy $4.3 Billion, 37.5K Jobs This Summer
May 25, 2016
Security Wait Times to Cost U.S. Economy $4.3 Billion, 37.5K Jobs This Summer
WASHINGTON (May 25, 2016)—Americans aren't just grousing under their...
Travelers Expected to Spend $12 Billion This Memorial Day Weekend
May 24, 2016
WASHINGTON (May 24, 2016)—Travelers hitting the roads, rails and skies this Memorial Day weekend are expected to spend a total of $12 billion during...
U.S. Travel Campaign Highlights Economic Impact of Presidential Primaries
February 6, 2016
Evidence of Politics-Related Travel Surge Gives Rise to "Bloviating About Jobs Actually Creates Them" Ad Campaign
WASHINGTON (February 8,...
U.S. Travel Alarmed by Airfare Collusion Allegation
July 2, 2015
WASHINGTON (July 2, 2015)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement reacting to reports that the U.S. government is...
Bombshell Report Turns Open Skies Debate on Its Head
April 8, 2015
WASHINGTON (April 8, 2015)-U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs Jonathan Grella issued the following statement on a...
U.S. Travel Launches Project: Time Off; Reimagined Initiative Stresses Importance of Time Off
February 3, 2015
WASHINGTON (February 3, 2015) - The U.S. Travel Association today announced Project: Time Off, the new name for the association's initiative to prove the...
Travel Metrics Posted Record Highs in 2014 with Positive Outlook for 2015
January 12, 2015
WASHINGTON (January 12, 2015) - David Huether, senior vice president for economics and research at the U.S. Travel Association, reacts to Friday's Labor...
Brand USA’s ROI Impact Study Proves it Works Says US Travel CEO, Roger Dow
February 14, 2014
WASHINGTON (February 13, 2014)-U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow reacts to the return-on-investment study released Thursday by Brand USA, the...
New Study Says Government Travel for Meetings Leads to Greater Productivity, Efficiency
July 26, 2013
July 26, 2013 - Washington, D.C. - Traveling for meetings and conferences is vital to making government more efficient and effective, according to a new study...