Articles tagged “u.s. travel association”

Tourism

U.S. Travel Hires Industry Association Veteran Geoff Freeman as Next CEO

While the U.S. Travel Association didn't exactly stay in house for its critical hire, the organization believes Geoff Freeman's extensive travel experience — and knowledge of D.C. industry lobbying — will be crucial in helping boost the U.S. tourism industry at a pivotal time.

U.S. Travel Hires Industry Association Veteran Geoff Freeman as Next CEO

Tourism

U.S. Travel Association CEO Roger Dow to Retire in 2022

Seventeen years is a long time to sit atop any organization. Roger Dow's retirement coincides with a larger reset for travel emerging from the pandemic. Who leads the USTA next will say a lot about a commitment to break from the past and redefine tourism for a new era.

U.S. Travel Association CEO Roger Dow to Retire in 2022

Coronavirus

U.S. Hotels Make Bold Ask for More Aid From D.C. Despite Ongoing Recovery

The U.S. hotel industry has a tough sell convincing Congress it needs targeted aid when industry analysts expect business to pick up this summer and into the second half of 2021 across all hospitality sectors. May just fall under the category of futile at this point.

U.S. Hotels Make Bold Ask for More Aid From D.C. Despite Ongoing Recovery

Coronavirus

Tax Credits Are Needed for Travelers and Industry in Next Round of Relief, Lobby Group Argues

The U.S., thanks to accelerated vaccine distribution, appears on track to contain the spread of coronavirus at some point this year. Now comes the lobbying effort to find ways to get more people back into hotels, airplanes, and restaurants.

Tax Credits Are Needed for Travelers and Industry in Next Round of Relief, Lobby Group Argues

Tourism

U.S. Travel Association’s ‘Let’s Go There’ Campaign Walks a Fine Line

The U.S. Travel Association's latest campaign — launched in conjunction with 75 travel companies and trade organizations — shows the task of marketing travel in a pandemic hasn't gotten any easier.

U.S. Travel Association’s ‘Let’s Go There’ Campaign Walks a Fine Line

Coronavirus

The Travel Industry Needs to Talk About Ventilation in Coronavirus Fight

An overwhelming consensus has emerged that Covid-19 doesn't spread as easily outdoors or in well-ventilated areas. So why doesn't the travel industry emphasize that more?

The Travel Industry Needs to Talk About Ventilation in Coronavirus Fight

Coronavirus

U.S. Travel Industry Delivers $23 Billion Aid Package Wish List to Congress

The U.S. Travel Association's requested federal aid package would deliver much-needed assistance across a spectrum of travel businesses. But if certain pockets of travel-related employment continue to rise, Washington's appetite to help the industry may shrink.

U.S. Travel Industry Delivers $23 Billion Aid Package Wish List to Congress

Tourism

Should Anyone in the U.S. Be Traveling Right Now? Industry Trade Group Responds

As cases surge in the U.S. — and show no signs of slowing down in many states — should anyone be advocating travel at all? Read what the U.S. Travel Association has to say.

Should Anyone in the U.S. Be Traveling Right Now? Industry Trade Group Responds

Tourism

European Union to Bar Most U.S. Travelers From Entry When It Reopens Borders

The U.S. once aspired to be an example to the world in its organizational feats. But not in 2020. The country's chaotic response to the pandemic may cost the travel industry dearly as bans against U.S. visitors spread.

European Union to Bar Most U.S. Travelers From Entry When It Reopens Borders

Tourism

U.S. Travel Spending Not Expected to Recover to Pre-Covid Numbers Until 2024

The U.S. travel industry is hurting and there are new numbers to prove how badly.

U.S. Travel Spending Not Expected to Recover to Pre-Covid Numbers Until 2024