Articles tagged “usta”

Business Travel

Companies Still Snub Airbnbs for Biz Trips: New Deloitte Study

Don't underestimate the power of big chain loyalty points, which business travelers will be keen to start collecting again to fund their next vacation.

Companies Still Snub Airbnbs for Biz Trips: New Deloitte Study

Airlines

Airlines Want White House to Stop Pre-Departure Testing for U.S. Arrivals

Flying is still with synonymous with virus transmission, and it probably won't matter who petitions for an end to pre-departure testing requirements for vaccinated international passengers, the U.S. is unlikely to budge for some time.

Airlines Want White House to Stop Pre-Departure Testing for U.S. Arrivals

Tourism

Brand USA Ready to Welcome Restless Global Travelers Ahead of a Funding Boost

The pandemic has highlighted Brand USA's role in driving international visitor demand and tourism's importance as the country's #2 export. Will the global fascination with coming to America transcend politics once borders reopen? Brand USA is betting on it.

Brand USA Ready to Welcome Restless Global Travelers Ahead of a Funding Boost

Tourism

The 3 Big Asks to Restart Global Travel From U.S. Travel Leaders

With new spikes in tourist hotspots such as Mallorca and where vaccines are lagging such as Indonesia, it’s a shaky argument to make that international travel restrictions don’t help contain Covid. Vaccine equity will continue to shape the return of international travel.

The 3 Big Asks to Restart Global Travel From U.S. Travel Leaders

Business Travel

Hilton CEO’s Plea to States: Open Up for Business Meetings — Now

Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta lending some clout to this latest U.S. Travel Association campaign could sway straggling states to relax their restrictions on business meetings, but nothing moves fast in a pandemic.

Hilton CEO’s Plea to States: Open Up for Business Meetings — Now

Tourism

U.S. Commerce Secretary Raimondo Says Tourism Recovery a Top Priority

The nation's capital has officially reopened — it's pushing for domestic visitors from neighboring states for now, and counting on public and private sector initiatives on the road to recovery, until international travel returns.

U.S. Commerce Secretary Raimondo Says Tourism Recovery a Top Priority

Coronavirus

What Long-Ignored U.S. Travel Execs Told a New Senate Subcommittee Focused on Tourism

The new bipartisan tourism subcommittee, co-chaired by senators from tourism-dependent states, kicked off Tuesday with testimony from travel executives on U.S. tourism's biggest recovery challenges ahead — and that in itself is another big light in the tunnel alongside vaccines.

What Long-Ignored U.S. Travel Execs Told a New Senate Subcommittee Focused on Tourism

Tourism

What President Biden Needs to Do to Rebuild the Travel Industry: U.S. Travel Association Recommendations

The U.S. Travel Association just shared its new policy recommendations for a faster tourism recovery: invest in infrastructure and air travel technology, support Brand USA, and avoid imposing travel bans, quarantines, and domestic air travel testing. Ball is in your court, White House, and Congress.

What President Biden Needs to Do to Rebuild the Travel Industry: U.S. Travel Association Recommendations

Airlines

What Travel CEOs Are Saying About the Siege on the Capitol

A handful of travel leaders were quick to condemn the violence and terror that we all witnessed among Donald Trump's supporters on Wednesday in Washington. The top execs' bottom line: It's not who we are.

What Travel CEOs Are Saying About the Siege on the Capitol

Tourism

Travel CEOs to Meet for First Time With Trump at White House

The travel industry at long last gets an audience with Donald Trump. Let's hope it results in more than just a perfunctory, handshake photo-op.

Travel CEOs to Meet for First Time With Trump at White House