U.S. Travel Association | June 8, 2022
WASHINGTON (June 8, 2022)—A bipartisan group of 38 mayors representing American cities and counties spanning Miami to San Francisco sent a letter on Tuesday to the Biden administration asking for the removal of pre-departure testing as a requirement for U.S. entry by air for vaccinated individuals. Mayors of Houston, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Philadelphia also sent separate letters to the administration with the same request, totaling 42 mayors. In the group’s letter, the leaders state: “American cities are still struggling to regain international visitors after more than two years of pandemic-related restrictions. In 2021, int...
New Survey Finds U.S. Pre-Departure Testing Is Significant Barrier to International Travel and Economic Recovery
U.S. Travel Association | May 12, 2022
Economic losses mounting as U.S. maintains outdated requirement WASHINGTON (May 12, 2022)—A new survey conducted by Morning Consult for U.S. Travel Association reveals the inbound pre-departure testing requirement imposed by the federal government is having a devastating impact on travelers’ likelihood of visiting the United States this summer and remains a major barrier to economic recovery. A survey of vaccinated international travelers in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, South Korea, Japan and India found that pre-departure testing requirements are a deterrent to travel and are making it significantly less likely that people ...
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