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Sports and Travel: A Perfect Double Play at This Year’s IPW

July 17, 2019

U.S. Travel is working to bridge the gap between sports and travel, and help?teams and destinations identify ways to collaborate to capture growing international markets.??

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U.S. Travel Applauds Senators’ Move to Reauthorize Brand USA

July 16, 2019

America’s crucial but vulnerable inbound tourism market received a boost Tuesday with introduction of a Senate bill to reauthorize Brand USA, the organization charged with marketing the U.S. as an international travel destination.

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Travel Industry Has Billions of Dollars, Thousands of Jobs at Stake in USMCA/NAFTA

July 16, 2019

In order to keep the economy—and by extension, the travel industry—strong, it is crucial that the U.S. not engage in risky trade wars or downgrade our valuable trade agreements.

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Travel Trends Index: Domestic, Int’l Demand Expected to Drag Over Next Six Months

July 10, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in May, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest?Travel Trends Index?(TTI)—marking the industry’s 113th straight month of overall expansion.

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Research Round Up: Enplanements Climb Before Busy Summer Travel Season

July 10, 2019

Here are some of June 2019’s most compelling findings from the U.S. Travel research team.?

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Travel Employment Adds 12,200 in June, Marking 10th Increase in Past 12 Months

July 09, 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor?reported?the economy added 224,000 nonfarm jobs in June, while the unemployment rate edged up slightly to 3.7%.

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June 21, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll provide an overview of our work to reauthorize Brand USA, Visa Waiver Program, National Parks and more.


June 07, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll take a look at the 51st IPW in beautiful Anaheim, California.


May 24, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-in, we’ll spotlight the latest infrastructure updates, share information regarding REAL ID compliance, discuss progress on Brand USA renewal and highlight the 51st annual IPW.


May 10, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-in, we’ll spotlight National Travel and Tourism Week, provide an update on H-2B Visas, discuss our latest research report, and unpack the latest Travel Trends Index.


April 26, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, you’ll hear about National Park Week, the importance of expanding Preclearance, the latest from our Travel Talks campaign and other industry events.


April 12, 2019
Friday Check-In

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll share a recap from U.S. Travel Meetings Week, discuss the newly introduced JOLT Act, and hear from the association’s new national chair.