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Expanding the Visa Waiver Program Expands Security Programs

July 02, 2018

Now that the U.S. court system has set guidelines for the president’s executive orders on immigration, the administration’s focus should be on messaging and initiatives that make it clear that the U.S. will always be closed to terrorists and criminals, but welcoming of legitimate business and leisure travelers.

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Friday Check-In | June 29, 2018

June 29, 2018

This week's Friday Check-In provides an update on international travel and trade, security at airports, upcoming member tools, and more.?

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U.S. Travel Reacts to SCOTUS Decision in Trump v. Hawaii

June 26, 2018

Now that the U.S. court system has set guidelines for the president’s executive orders on immigration, we are hopeful that a coherent and durable set of policies can be put into place by the administration.

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Biometric Entry-Exit System Unveiled at Orlando International Airport

June 25, 2018

Biometric entry and exit screening in the U.S.—the development of which was tasked to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) by the Department of Homeland Security in 2013—is making strides toward becoming a system-wide reality.

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Thousands of Buyers, Suppliers and Media Flock to Denver for IPW 2018

May 22, 2018

More than 6,000 attendees from over 70 countries gathered in Denver May 19-23 for this year’s IPW—the travel industry's premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the U.S.

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Travel Community Reacts to U.S. Government’s Open Skies Decision

May 14, 2018

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Department of State’s announcement that the U.S. has reached a deal with the United Arab Emirates regarding the two countries’ Open Skies aviation agreement.

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July 03, 2018
Travel Trends Index logo

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.4 percent year-over-year in May, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s latest Travel Trends Index?(TTI)—marking the industry’s 101st straight month of overall expansion.

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July 03, 2018
White House Ruin trail at Canyon de Chelly National Monument

The bill —a compromise between the previously introduced National Park Service Legacy Act and the National Park Restoration Act —would establish a fund called the “National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund.”

July 02, 2018
Busy airport

Now that the U.S. court system has set guidelines for the president’s executive orders on immigration, the administration’s focus should be on messaging and initiatives that make it clear that the U.S. will always be closed to terrorists and criminals, but welcoming of legitimate business and leisure travelers.

June 29, 2018

This week's Friday Check-In provides an update on international travel and trade, security at airports, upcoming member tools, and more.

June 26, 2018

Now that the U.S. court system has set guidelines for the president’s executive orders on immigration, we are hopeful that a coherent and durable set of policies can be put into place by the administration.

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June 25, 2018
Brand USA / discoveramerica.com

Brand USA, the public-private partnership charged with promoting the U.S. as a travel destination to potential visitors abroad, continues to deliver significant results for the U.S. economy, according to the latest ROI numbers. That’s a good thing, because America needs Brand USA now more than ever.