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Summer Travel Season Spotlights Need to Tackle NPS Deferred Maintenance Projects

June 28, 2019

To preserve the parks for years to come, Congress must address the deferred maintenance backlog to protect our national parks and the economic and conservation benefits they afford.

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By the Numbers: 2019 Mexico, Canada Inbound Visitation Data

June 27, 2019

Recently released data from Canada and Mexico on travel volume to the U.S. through April 2019 was more negative than expected.?

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U.S. Travel Praises Open Skies Talks Outcome

June 25, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the conclusion of the dialogue on Open Skies policy between the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates:

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U.S. Travel Concerned about Global Entry Disruption

June 21, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that CBP staffing shortages will disrupt Global Entry program interviews:

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What POTUS Means When He Says “We Hope to Welcome Poland into the VWP”

June 12, 2019

Trump reiterated his administration’s commitment to adding Poland to the Visa Waiver Program.?

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IPW 2019 Brings Thousands of Buyers, Suppliers and Media to Southern California

June 04, 2019

More than?6,000 attendees?from over?70?countries gathered in Anaheim, CA, June 1-5 for?this year’s IPW—the travel industry's premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the U.S.

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June 28, 2019
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U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General’s report finding security lapses with the Global Entry program:

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June 25, 2019
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U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the conclusion of the dialogue on Open Skies policy between the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates:

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June 21, 2019
APC and Global Entry Kiosks

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that CBP staffing shortages will disrupt Global Entry program interviews:

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June 04, 2019
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Overall travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.0% in April, including an expected 5.6% recovery surge in year-over-year international travel due to the timing of the Easter holiday.

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June 04, 2019
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More than?6,000 attendees?from over?70?countries gathered in Anaheim, CA, June 1-5 for?this year’s IPW—the travel industry's premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the U.S.

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June 04, 2019
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U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Chinese government’s ...

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