Articles tagged “US Travel Association”

Top Travel Lobbyist Said Trump Tariffs Could Hurt U.S. Tourism Further

Top Travel Lobbyist Said Trump Tariffs Could Hurt U.S. Tourism Further

Daniel Flatley, Bloomberg

The U.S. Travel Association said the U.S. has lost $32 billion in travel-related business since 2015 and that the Trump administration is "not getting it" when it comes to addressing the problem. We agree.

1 year ago

Trump Slump Fears Are Not Coming True as International Tourism Grows

Trump Slump Fears Are Not Coming True as International Tourism Grows

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

It's worth remembering that — aside from some initial chaos at airports — the travel ban was put on hold by courts for the first part of the year. And the travel industry has put extra effort into sending a welcoming message to the world, even if the government has not.

2 years ago

Did U.S. Business Travel Benefit From a Trump Bump?

Did U.S. Business Travel Benefit From a Trump Bump?

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Unexpected business travel growth in the U.S. is good news for the travel industry — but will it last?

3 years ago

The Most Visited U.S. States Spent Less to Market to Travelers Last Year

The Most Visited U.S. States Spent Less to Market to Travelers Last Year

Dan Peltier, Skift

For some states coming in under budget is good news and for others the smaller spending signifies problems that marketing organizations are having. For now, most provisional tourism budgets increased for fiscal year 2016 and we'll soon see what impact that's had on travelers.

3 years ago

Skift Podcast: What Happens When Travel Meets Politics and Global Unrest

Skift Podcast: What Happens When Travel Meets Politics and Global Unrest

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The travel industry wants an open, welcoming United States that invests in better infrastructure and security staffing. As election season drags on, are politicians listening?

3 years ago

The Lobbying Groups in the Fight for Open Skies Over U.S. Airspace

The Lobbying Groups in the Fight for Open Skies Over U.S. Airspace

Dennis Schaal, Skift

It isn't often that you see the U.S. Travel Association calling out anyone, let alone the largest airlines in the U.S., but the Gulf carriers' subsidy issue has exposed deep differences about competition and the global travel industry.

4 years ago