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US Travel: Tremendous opportunities are on the horizon

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2020 16:55

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow laid out a vision of a bright future for the American travel industry—and the policy framework that can help achieve it—before an ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:18

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press Conference held at the 51st edition held on Tuesday, June ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association’s IPW brings thousands together

editor editor- June 4, 2019 21:46

IPW gathers travel professionals—including U.S. destinations, hotels, attractions, sports teams and transportation companies, and international tour operators, buyers and wholesalers from around the world—to meet in one place to help ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 19:05

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due to highway congestion in 2018—costing the economy $30 billion in ... Read More

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 01:30

Destination DC (DDC) today announced that Washington, DC attracted a record 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018, the ninth consecutive year for tourism growth. Elliott L. Ferguson, II, president and ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 00:20

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par with 2017 Q1 levels just fourteen months post-hurricane Maria, signaling ... Read More

IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention goes live in New York City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 20:15

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association will share selections of main stage content via Facebook Live throughout its 36th Annual Global Convention at the New York Hilton Midtown, 25-27 April. Be ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 19:25

U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of David Bernhardt as secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI): "The travel ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 19:45

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Sen. Rob Portman (D-OH), ... Read More

Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau receives US Travel honor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 16:02

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the Arlington (TX) Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) as the winner of its 2019 Grassroots Travel Champion Award. U.S. Travel announced the award ... Read More

U.S. Department of Homeland Security McAleenan appointment: U.S. Travel Association issues statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 06:12

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the announced appointment of Kevin K. McAleenan as acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security: "In ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 17:00

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation (IGLTAF) inaugural Leadership Think Tank will unite top executives from LGBTQ+ welcoming destinations around the globe at Google during IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association announces new Executive Vice President

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 15:45

The U.S. Travel Association on Thursday announced the promotion of Tori Barnes to Executive Vice President of Public Affairs following the departure of Jonathan Grella. Grella led U.S. Travel's advocacy ... Read More

U.S. Travel hires new Industry Relations VP

editor editor- February 25, 2019 21:04

The U.S. Travel Association this week announced its hiring of Angie Briggs as vice president of industry relations. Briggs comes to U.S. Travel from Miles Partnership, a consulting agency specializing ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes Destination DC Chief as National Chair

editor editor- February 21, 2019 21:35

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 ... Read More

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

editor editor- February 15, 2019 18:54

The previous US government shutdown 35-day stalemate sidelined hundreds of thousands of federal workers without pay, created disarray in national parks, caused disruptions to the air travel system, and cost ... Read More

Travel Industry encourages Americans to #PlanForVacation

editor editor- January 29, 2019 18:49

Campaign and Hashtag Help Would-Be Vacationers Find Inspiration, Special Offers, Planning Tips Read More

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow immediate response on US Government Opening

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019 19:43

U.S> Skies are open. The U.S. Travel Association along with the Global travel and tourism industry had been bracing about safety, security and the difficult situation the U.S. Government shut ... Read More

US gov’t shutdown OVER!

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 17, 2013 14:16

It took a total of 16 agonizing days of finger-pointing among government officials in Washington, DC, but the US government shutdown is finally over. Read More

More Americans will be traveling this summer, survey reveals

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 23, 2012 10:42

For the second consecutive year, the outlook for summer travel continues to brighten with more than three in five U.S. Read More

US Head Travel Exec predicts sunny future for travel

- January 30, 2012 08:34

Sandy welcomes Roger Dow, President and CEO of the US Travel Association to BusinessTravelRADIO by beginning her report that she has not seen Roger as happy for many years. Read More

Guam supports President Obama’s Executive Order to improve travel and tourism

editor editor- January 21, 2012 02:41

TUMON, Guam - In a first for the US, President Barack Obama today announced a national strategy on travel and tourism to boost travel in the United States. Read More

Can the Obama government buoy tourism and hospitality in tough times?

editor editor- April 6, 2009 08:07

Industry leaders say that meetings at the White House, at the Fed’s office and Treasury Department have been quite constructive. Read More

US election: Defining moment in history

editor editor- November 3, 2008 13:03

By all accounts, this year's presidential election is a defining moment in US history. Read More

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