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Portions of Travel Trends Index Revised Sharply Downward on New Data
September 6, 2017
Inbound International Travel Volume Posted Overall Decline in Q1
WASHINGTON (September 6, 2017)—The latest Travel Trends Index (TTI) offers a...
U.S. Travel Association Presents Florida Governor Rick Scott with Distinguished Leadership Award for Commitment to Travel and Tourism
August 30, 2017
HOLLYWOOD, FL - Florida Governor Rick Scott has received a distinguished leadership award from the U.S. Travel Association in appreciation for his work on...
Louisiana’s Kyle Edmiston Wins 2017 State Tourism Director of the Year
August 29, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS (August 29, 2017)—Kyle Edmiston of the Louisiana Office of Tourism has been named national State Tourism Director of the Year for 2017....
Workers Who Start in Travel and Tourism Achieve Higher Peak Salary Than Most Industries
August 28, 2017
Rising domestic travel fuels economic recovery, creation of promising career paths and small business growth; heartland states and major cities alike benefit...
Marriott’s Arne Sorenson and STR’s Randy Smith to Be Inducted into U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders
July 28, 2017
WASHINGTON (July 28, 2017)—Longtime industry leaders Arne Sorenson and Randy Smith have been selected as the 2017 inductees into the U.S. Travel Hall of...
Travel Trends Index: Int’l Travel to U.S. Continues Strong Showing Post-Executive Order
July 6, 2017
Visits to the U.S. from abroad grew again in May; both domestic and international travel remain strong, though with a future slowdown projected
U.S. Travel Trends Index: International Travel Post-Executive Order Stronger Than Expected
June 6, 2017
In first TTI to measure effects of executive order on immigration, visits to the U.S. grew in April
WASHINGTON (June 6, 2017)—More international...
U.S. Travel Industry Rallies Behind Brand USA
300-plus travel businesses and organizations sign letter to Congress extolling agency’s benefits; For every $1 spent on marketing, Brand USA adds $27 to...
Travel Trends Index: International Inbound Travel Shows Signs of Weakness
May 8, 2017
WASHINGTON (May 8, 2017)—International inbound travel growth continues to avoid an outright decline, remaining in positive territory in March...
Wyndham Hotel Group’s Geoff Ballotti Named U.S. Travel National Chair
April 10, 2017
WASHINGTON (April 10, 2017)—The U.S. Travel Association on Monday announced Geoff Ballotti, president and CEO of Wyndham Hotel Group, as its new national...
Travel Trends Index: International Travel Unexpectedly Strong to Start 2017
April 4, 2017
WASHINGTON (April 4, 2017)—International travel again defied growth expectations in February 2017, according to the U.S. Travel Association's Travel...
U.S. Travel Reacts to Trump’s Joint Session Address
March 1, 2017
WASHINGTON (March 1, 2017)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following reaction to President Trump's Tuesday speech to...
International Travel to U.S. Finally Returns to Pre-9/11 Levels
February 8, 2017
International travel's share of U.S. exports rises to $247 billion, the highest level since 2000, according to new Commerce Department data...
Travel Trends Index: Following a Strong 2016, Outlook Improves for Domestic Biz Travel
February 7, 2017
WASHINGTON (February 7, 2017)—Travel weathered an abundance of challenges and continued to grow throughout 2016, according to the U.S. Travel...
U.S. Travel Welcomes Senate Confirmation of Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State
February 2, 2017
WASHINGTON (February 2, 2017)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement congratulating Rex Tillerson on his...
U.S. Travel Association Lauds Elaine Chao Confirmation for Secretary of Transportation
February 1, 2017
WASHINGTON (February 1st, 2017)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow released the following statement upon Transportation Secretary Elaine...
U.S. Travel Association Reacts to Executive Orders
January 30, 2017
WASHINGTON (January 28, 2016)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on executive orders signed Friday by...
U.S. Travel Reacts to Border Security Executive Order
January 26, 2017
WASHINGTON (January 26, 2017)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement:
"Without security there can be no...
Travel Industry Will Be ‘Eager Partner’ to Trump Administration According to Roger Dow
January 23, 2017
WASHINGTON (January 23, 2017)—U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the inauguration of 45th U.S....
Travel Trends Index: Does a “Trump Bump” Get Credit for Surging Travel Forecasts?
January 10, 2017
Domestic business travel accelerates post-election, defying expectations; all sectors exceed six-month growth average
WASHINGTON (January 10, 2017)—The...