News & Commentary

Travel Matters to New Experiences

March 26, 2019

Use?Monday, May 6?to celebrate how travel matters to new experiences.

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Visa Waiver Program, Global Entry Strengthens Ties with Allied Nations

March 21, 2019

We have long extolled the?Visa Waiver Program?(VWP) and?Global Entry—both of which make travel to the United States?simultaneously?more efficient and more secure—as shining examples of innovative, successful policymaking.

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By the Numbers: NTTO’s Monthly Estimates

March 20, 2019

This iteration of “By the Numbers” takes a look at the latest release of data from the Commerce Department’s National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) on monthly international inbound visitation to the U.S.

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Hooray for Adding Brazil to the Global Entry Program

March 20, 2019

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced their intent to take the?necessary steps?to enable Brazil to participate in the?Global Entry?program.

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Global Meetings Industry Day: More Handshakes, Fewer “Nice to E-meet You”s

March 20, 2019

Global Meetings Industry Day?(GMID), the annual celebration of the $2.65 trillion meetings and events industry, will take place on April 4.?

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Travel Matters to the Economy

March 19, 2019

For this year’s National Travel and Tourism Week (May 5-11), we are spotlighting a different example each day of why travel matters to America. Use Sunday, May 5 to celebrate how travel matters to the economy.

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March 14, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Thursday announced the promotion of?Tori Barnes?to Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy following the departure of Jonathan Grella.

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March 13, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association distributed a series of maps outlining the country’s surface congestion problems to the House Highways and Transit Subcommittee ahead of the panel’s Wednesday...

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March 12, 2019

"The broad value of our public lands is evident in this bill’s bipartisan support in both chambers of Congress."

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March 05, 2019
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Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2 percent year-over-year in January, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry’s 109th straight month of overall expansion.

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February 25, 2019

Briggs comes to U.S. Travel from Miles Partnership, where she served as vice president of new business development for the past eight years.

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February 21, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Thursday announced the election of Elliott L. Ferguson II, president and CEO of Destination DC, as its new national chair. Ferguson, who served on the board for seven years, succeeds Wyndham Hotels and Resorts’ president and CEO Geoff Ballotti.

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