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Reaction to President Biden’s Executive Orders on Travel

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the COVID-related executive orders issued by the White House Thursday, many of which pertain to travel:
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Travel Industry Welcomes President Biden, Vice President Harris

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the inauguration of Joseph R. Biden Jr. as the 46th president of the United States:
Tags: Travel, United States, Biden, HARRIS, U S Travel Association, Roger Dow, Joseph R Biden Jr


U.S. Travel Applauds Biden Emergency Relief Plan

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on President-elect Biden's announced plan to combat the pandemic and provide direct relief to Americans:
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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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Hurting Travel Industry Welcomes COVID Relief Deal

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the announced bipartisan agreement on a COVID relief package.
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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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Thanksgiving travel in Southern California to see biggest drop in 12 years

The skyrocketing spread of the coronavirus, combined with urgent pleas from health agencies to stay home, are curbing Thanksgiving holiday travel plans for many Southern Californians, experts say. Forecasts for travel in the region between Tuesday and Sunday, Nov. 24-29, call for a 14% decrease from last year, the biggest drop since the 2008 Great Recession, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. “We expect that decrease might be even greater and we very well could see fewer tr...
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U.S. Travel: Do Your Part for Public Health If You Choose to Travel for the Holidays

With tens of millions of Americans expected to travel for Thanksgiving next week despite spiking COVID-19 infection numbers nationwide, the U.S. Travel Association on Thursday released an update to its guidance for healthy and safe travel—along with a plea for everyone to closely heed recommended best practices if traveling.
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U.S. Travel Reacts to New CDC Travel Guidance

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on wearing masks and utilizing other hygiene practices while traveling:
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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 Expresses Extreme Disappointment on Relief Talks Ending

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the White House ending coronavirus relief negotiations:
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Travel CEOs Unite in Stark Call for Relief Bill

The CEOs of 17 of the largest U.S. travel companies joined the U.S. Travel Association in the following statement pleading with leaders in Washington to advance a subsequent round of legislative relief from the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic:
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U.S. Travel Calls On Senate to Pass Relief Bill as Economy Loses Staggering $2 Billion per Day

New data from the U.S. Travel Association underscores how a nationwide economic recovery will not be possible until Congress prioritizes emergency relief legislation for all segments of the travel industry.
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Tourism Brands Join Forces to Get People Traveling Again

The U.S. Travel Association has a simple message for the country: Let's go there. Anywhere. Literally, anywhere. It doesn't have to be tomorrow, but please, put something on the calendar. Launched this morning, the new campaign titled "Let's Go There" is a collaboration between prominent USTA members including Marriott, Disney, Delta and American Airlines, along...
Tags: Travel, General, Hotels, Advertising, American Airlines, USTA, U S Travel Association, Adapting to Crisis, Marriott Disney Delta


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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Disney, Universal and SeaWorld say California theme parks ready to reopen

Disney, Universal and SeaWorld officials say Southern California theme parks are ready to reopen as soon as the state issues guidelines for safely swinging open the gates of the major tourist destinations. Executives from Disney, Universal and SeaWorld said California theme parks were “ready to roll” during a theme park roundtable in Orlando on Wednesday, Aug. 26 led by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesting every week at Southern...
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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: With proper measures, travel can move forward

The U.S. Travel Association said that travel can continue to move forward as long as people comply with wearing masks and other measures to curb the spread of Covid-19.
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What Will the Future of Business Travel Look Like?

Business travel has always required a certain degree of planning and intentionality. But in today’s post-COVID-19 world, the need for strategic forethought is more important than ever before. How you prepare will dictate whether or not it’s a safe, healthy, and productive trip. The Impact of COVID-19 on the Travel Industry and Business Travel Few industries have been hit as hard by the COVID-19 pandemic as the travel industry. This includes airlines, hotels, resorts, cruise lines, rental car ...
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U.S. Travel Strongly Encourages Mask Usage, Healthy Travel Practices

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the importance of mask wearing and adhering to healthy travel practices at the forefront of the Fourth of July holiday and throughout the summer travel season:
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Hyundai’s Web Series Celebrates Zero-Emissions Road Trips in the Covid-19 Era

For some facets of the travel and hospitality industry--namely airlines and cruises--the worsening coronavirus pandemic has been calamitous. But others--like automobiles, RVs and outdoorsy, social distancing-friendly retreats--have more to hold out hope for. According to an ongoing survey taken by the U.S. Travel Association, 68% of respondents feel safest traveling in their personal cars. To...
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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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White House floats tax credit to encourage return to eating out, U.S. travel

As the United States struggles to recover from COVID-19 closures, there's talk of a new tax credit for individual taxpayers to encourage them to eat out or travel. (Photo by Adrienn via Pexels) How stir crazy are you after months of COVID-19 quarantine, either self- or government-imposed? For millions of folks, the answer is pretty freakin' fed up with being stuck at home. I feel your closed-in pain. The hubby and I aren't big socializers, but even we are reaching our limit. This morning we...
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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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Coronavirus: Brand Moves for Tuesday May 26

Fashion label Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele, has announced that the brand is slashing the number of fashion shows it holds each year from five to two. Declaring the fashion week calendar obsolete, Michele said he was no longer adhering to a rota staked out by spring/summer, autumn/winter, cruise and pre-fall shows. Instead, the brand will show “seasonless” collections twice a year. There are no plans for a show in September, when the Gucci collection would normally be staged as ...
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U.S. Travel’s Dow on VP’s Tourism Panel

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow and other industry leaders met with Vice President Mike Pence Wednesday at a roundtable on the hard-hit travel and tourism sector, afterward expressing appreciation for the vice president's attentiveness to the industry's concerns and needs.
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As States Start to Reopen, Travelers Still Feel Safest in Their Cars

When Americans are willing to travel again, whether the specter of Covid-19 is lingering or not, they'll be doing it by car, and not traveling nearly as far as they used to. That's according to an ongoing survey taken by the U.S. Travel Association, which has taken a biweekly survey among 1,200 U.S. residents who...
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