Gina Raimondo, the department secretary, said the administration is working very hard to get Congress to pass the American Jobs Plan, which she called “very relevant’ to travel as it involves infrastructure, jobs, training, parks and clean water – all very relevant to travel.
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U.S. Travel Praises Administration Steps to Reopen Int’l Travel
For the fourth time in six years, Tripadvisor's No. 1 Beach in the U.S. is in St. Pete / Clearwater. For 2021, St. Pete Beach is the No. 1 beach in the country and No. 5 in the world as rated by Tripadvisor's online community. Madeira Beach was ranked No. 9, Treasure Island No. 16 and Clearwater Beach No. 18. St. Pete / Clearwater was the only Florida destination with a beach in the Top 10, let alone two.
“Travel and tourism lost $ 500 billion and 4.5 million jobs as travel ground to a halt last year, and our industry looks forward to working with Buttigieg to facilitate a strong comeback. We thank the Senate for the swift consideration of his nomination so that this important work can begin. ", Roger Dow said.
Agreed shortlist of permitted countries also excludes Russia, Brazil and India
Tourism is crucial to the economic growth of the US and has not been impacted by the current administration, a message that both US Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow and Christopher L. Thompson, President and CEO, Brand USA, drove home at the opening press conference at the US Travel Association’s IPW, held this year in Anaheim, California.