Articles tagged “u.s. travel association”

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

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

Rosie Spinks, Skift

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.

2 weeks ago

The Travel Industry Needs to Talk About Ventilation in Coronavirus Fight

The Travel Industry Needs to Talk About Ventilation in Coronavirus Fight

Rosie Spinks, Skift

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?

1 month ago

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

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

David Shepardson, Reuters

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.

2 months ago

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

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

Rosie Spinks, Skift

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.

2 months ago

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

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

Philip Blenkinsop, Reuters

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.

3 months ago

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

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

Rosie Spinks, Skift

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

3 months ago

U.S. Travel’s Lobby Group Gestures Toward Reopening With New Health Guidelines

U.S. Travel’s Lobby Group Gestures Toward Reopening With New Health Guidelines

Rosie Spinks, Skift

The U.S. travel industry wants to restore traveler confidence with new health and safety measures. A 15-page report outlining hygienic best practice is a start, but more is needed for it to become standard across all sectors of the industry.

5 months ago

What the Travel Industry Wants From the Next Round of U.S. Government Relief

What the Travel Industry Wants From the Next Round of U.S. Government Relief

Rosie Spinks, Skift

No shortage of lobbying on the travel industry's behalf went into the CARES Act. But with another round of financial stimulus on the horizon, the work is far from over.

5 months ago

Travel Groups Want More From Washington But Are They Asking Too Much?

Travel Groups Want More From Washington But Are They Asking Too Much?

Cameron Sperance, Skift

Hotel groups continue to have a receptive audience in Washington regarding relief funds, but they will need to be careful not to overstep in asking for stimulus further down the recovery path.

5 months ago

U.S. to See 6 Percent Drop in International Inbound Travel Over Next 3 Months

U.S. to See 6 Percent Drop in International Inbound Travel Over Next 3 Months

Rosie Spinks, Skift

There may be scant official guidance saying travelers shouldn't visit the U.S., but it looks as though coronavirus is resulting in a sharp drop in international arrivals nonetheless.

7 months ago