US Travel Association

  1. Destination Travel Leaders Convene for ESTO 2022 in Grand Rapids

    ESTO annually brings together tourism professionals from across the United States for three days of focused educational sessions on emerging trends and tools in destination marketing, with opportunities to share best practices among colleagues and discuss pressing issues and opportunities facing the travel and tourism industry as it continues to build its recovery.

    Region:
    USA
    Category:
    Tourism
    Author/s:
    By U.S. Travel Association
    Destination Travel Leaders Convene for ESTO 2022 in Grand Rapids
  2. A Heartfelt Goodbye to Roger Dow

    Roger joined U.S. Travel in 2005 following a successful 34-year career at Marriott International. Though Roger often joked that he had no experience in lobbying prior to taking on the job as travel’s top advocate, his sharp business acumen, vast network of contacts and decades of experience created a lasting impact on the U.S. travel industry.

    Region:
    USA
    Category:
    Tourism
    The U.S. Travel Association says a heartfelt goodbye to Roger Dow, who is stepping down from his role as president and CEO after 17 incredible years.
  3. US to make 35,000 more H-2B Visas available for seasonal workers

    “Today's announcement is a positive step in the right direction to restore the travel industry workforce. However, as millions of jobs remain open, it is evident that the workforce shortage is holding back the recovery of industries across the economy, especially in Leisure & Hospitality"

    Region:
    USA
    Category:
    Tourism
    US Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the announcement that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will make available an additional 35,000 H-2B temporary
  4. With New CDC Guidance, Travel, Aviation, Business Groups Urge Biden Admin to Lift COVID Travel Restrictions

    Given travel's slow economic recovery, and in light of the improved public health metrics in the US and medical advancements to prevent the worst outcomes of COVID-19, the Biden administration should now take steps to normalize travel conditions, which include repealing both the pre- departure testing requirement for vaccinated inbound air travelers and the federal mask mandate for public transportation, among other key policies.

    Region:
    USA
    Category:
    Tourism
    With New CDC Guidance, Travel, Aviation, Business Groups Urge Biden Admin to Lift COVID Travel Restrictions
  5. U.S. Travel and Tourism Diversity Matters Announce Partnership

    “U.S. Travel Association has a clear vision: in working closely with Tourism Diversity Matters, we aim to help the travel sector achieve a truly diverse, equitable and inclusive industry for all,” said Roger Dow, president and CEO, U.S. Travel Association and board member, Tourism Diversity Matters.

    Region:
    USA
    Category:
    Tourism
    U.S. Travel and Tourism Diversity Matters Announce Partnership