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U.S. Travel Reacts to CDC Int’l Travel Testing Mandate

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the announcement that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will issue an order requiring a negative COVID-19 test before boarding an international flight to the U.S.:
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U.S. Travel Statement on COVID Relief Talks

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on COVID-19 relief negotiations in Washington.
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U.S. Travel Applauds Introduction of Hospitality Jobs Bill

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the introduction of the U.S. Senate's bipartisan Hospitality and Commerce Job Recovery Act of 2020:
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U.S. Travel Applauds Airlines’ Call for COVID-19 Testing Pilot Program

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the broader U.S. airline industry calling on the federal government to pilot a COVID-19 testing program for international flights:
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Travel Community Reacts to Breakdown of Coronavirus Relief Talks

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on reports that congressional and administration leaders are suspending negotiations on the next phase of pandemic-related legislative relief:
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U.S. Travel Reacts to Economic Plunge

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the record plunge in U.S. GDP announced Thursday morning.
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STEP Act Would Provide Needed Relief for Travel Employers

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on introduction of the Sustaining Tourism Enterprises During the COVID-19 Pandemic (STEP) Act (S. 4299):
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U.S. Travel Reacts to EU Travel Ban Reports

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement in response to reports that the European Union will still exclude most travelers from the U.S. as it opens its borders:
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Virus Leaves The US Travel Industry Struggling to Recover

U.S. air travel down almost 90% from a year ago. A ghostly emptiness at Hawaii’s tourist hotels. Deserted Las Vegas casinos counting the days to reopening. Few sectors of the economy have endured as much devastation from the coronavirus as the travel business. Surveying the wreckage, economists and company leaders say it will take years to regenerate the $1.1 trillion the industry produced last year, potentially leaving many airlines, hotels, rental car companies and restaurants in peril. And as...
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U.S. Travel Praises House Introduction of Pandemic Risk Insurance

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act (PRIA, H.R. 7011)—modeled on the post-9/11 Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA)—introduced by U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY):
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Pelosi $2.5 Trillion Plan Has Mortgage Reprieve: Congress Update

(Bloomberg) -- Republicans and Democrats in Congress are negotiating with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Monday in an attempt to reach a compromise on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s bill worth as much as $2 trillion to help soften the economic blow from the coronavirus pandemic.Here are the latest developments:Pelosi $2.5 Trillion Plan Has Mortgage Reprieve (8:26 p.m.)House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a $2.5 trillion, 1,400-page virus stimulus bill in a bid to shape talks on a rival Sena...
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Trump Urges Senate to ‘Make a Deal’ on Stimulus: Congress Update

(Bloomberg) -- Republicans and Democrats in Congress are negotiating with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Monday in an attempt to reach a compromise on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s bill worth as much as $2 trillion to help soften the economic blow from the coronavirus pandemic.Here are the latest developments:Trump Urges Senate to ‘Make a Deal’ on Stimulus (6:27 p.m.)President Donald Trump urged the Senate to put partisan differences aside and pass McConnell’s nearly $2 trillion virus eco...
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