U.S. Travel Association

Washington, DC 20005


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1100 New York Avenue NW, Suite 450,
Washington, DC 20005
United States of America

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The U.S. Travel Association is the national, non-profit organization representing all components of the travel industry.

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Air Travel Woes Result of Years of Federal Underinvestment

April 27, 2023
Years of underinvestment in the Federal Aviation Administration has led to an air travel system that is struggling under intense and growing demand—as a record-breaking season...
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U.S. Travel Reacts to Additional Details on Nov. 8 International Air Travel Policy

Oct. 25, 2021
U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the Biden administration’s announced policy...
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U.S. Travel Welcomes Border Reopening Date of Nov. 8 for Vaccinated Travelers

Oct. 15, 2021
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement today on the announcement that the U.S. will officially reopen its borders to vaccinated international...
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U.S. Travel Reacts to Lifting of Land Border Travel Restrictions for Vaccinated International Travelers

Oct. 13, 2021
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the announcement that restrictions on U.S. land border travel with Canada and Mexico will...

U.S. Travel Reacts to Fauci Comments on Domestic Travel Vaccine Mandates

Sept. 13, 2021
“While U.S. Travel does not endorse a national vaccine mandate, we continue to believe that vaccines are the fastest path back to normalcy for all."

U.S. Travel Reacts to CDC Guidance on Unvaccinated Travelers

Sept. 2, 2021
"...the CDC recommendation to unvaccinated individuals is a further reminder that vaccination is the fastest path to normalcy for all." — Tori Emerson Barnes

U.S. Travel Reacts to EU Travel Restriction Recommendation

Aug. 30, 2021
“This is a disappointing development following the boost in inbound visitation by vaccinated travelers that many EU countries experienced this summer." -- U.S. Travel Association...

U.S. Travel Encourages House to Move Forward on Infrastructure Bill

Aug. 23, 2021
"There is a real opportunity to strengthen America’s aging travel infrastructure and revolutionize the way people move around the United States." -- Tori Emerson Barnes, VP of...

U.S. Travel Statement on Extended Border Restrictions with Canada, Mexico

Aug. 20, 2021
“Travel restrictions are no longer protecting us from the virus – vaccines are."

U.S. Travel Association Issues Statement on Reported Extension of Mask Mandate

Aug. 18, 2021
“Extending the federal mask mandate for travel makes sense for the current health environment and has the travel industry’s full support." -- U.S. Travel Association

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U.S. Travel Association Lays Out Needs to Revive Air Travel

Jan. 28, 2021
In his annual address, Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, laid out what the association sees as the path forward for air travel and tourism.

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U.S. Travel Applauds Infrastructure Bill Senate Passage

Aug. 11, 2021
The U.S. Travel Association President and CEO issued a statement on the Senate’s passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Tuesday saying it is a major step forward...
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U.S. Travel Reacts to State Reopenings from Virus Restrictions

June 16, 2021
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement:“The lifting of COVID restrictions in several of the largest U.S. states removes critical barriers...
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U.S. Travel Reacts to E.U. Plan to Reopen Borders

May 20, 2021
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement: “The European Union’s risk-based, science-driven plan to reopen international travel will hopefully...
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Top U.S. Travel Leaders Urge White House to Reopen International Travel

May 14, 2021
Leaders of 23 global travel companies sent a letter to President Biden Tuesday urging greater progress toward reopening international travel — as is successfully happening elsewhere...
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Barnes to Senate Subcommittee: Enact Strategies to Restart Widespread Travel

April 14, 2021
The newly formed U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion, led by Chairwoman Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Ranking Member Rick Scott (R-FL), held its first-ever...
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U.S. Travel Lauds New CDC Travel Guidance

April 2, 2021
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on April 2's announcement that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will substantially...
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Travel Industry Urges White House to Set a Timeline to Reopen International Travel

March 23, 2021
Leaders of the U.S. travel and aviation industry called on the Biden administration on March 22 to set a May 1 deadline to commit to a plan for reopening the country to inbound...

Travel Lost $1.1 Trillion in U.S. Economic Output in 2020

March 18, 2021
Travel’s economic footprint in the United States shrank a staggering 42 percent in 2020, from $2.6 trillion to $1.5 trillion, according to new end-of-year totals prepared for ...
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U.S. Travel Endorses PPP Extension Bill, Urges Swift Passage

March 12, 2021
The U.S. Travel Association voiced strong support for the PPP Extension Act of 2021, a bipartisan and bicameral bill that would implement the Paycheck Protection Program extension...