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Economic losses mounting as U.S. maintains outdated requirement WASHINGTON (May 12, 2022)—A new survey conducted by Morning Consult for U.S. Travel Association reveals the inbound pre-departure testing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 ...
GBTA: World Governments Should Standardize Travel Requirements, Expand Vaccination Programs and COVID-19 Testing
the Global Business Travel Association | January 28, 2021
Alexandria, VA – January 28, 2021 – As the governments of the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and the European Union broaden or impose quarantine periods for international travelers, the Global Business Travel Association issued the following statement on COVID-19-related travel policies around the world. “The business travel industry and its millions of jobs globally continue to support all necessary and practical measures to make travel safe again,” said Dave Hilfman, interim Executive Director of GBTA, which represents more than 9,000 members worldwide. “These measures, put in place to mitigate risk, protect travelers an...
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