Skip directly to content

Press Clips

REPORT ON USA TOURISM: OBAMA’S NATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM STRATEGY (NTTS)

Publish Date: 
Friday, September 12, 2014

Tourism is a key driver of economic wealth for some destinations and without tourism some destinations would suffer badly to survive, therefore, it is normally well planned out and where strategies are devised around it.

REPORT ON USA TOURISM: OBAMA’S NATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM STRATEGY (NTTS)

Publish Date: 
Friday, September 12, 2014

Tourism is a key driver of economic wealth for some destinations and without tourism some destinations would suffer badly to survive, therefore, it is normally well planned out and where strategies are devised around it.

VISA WAIVER PROGRAM IS NO THREAT TO NATIONAL SECURITY

Publish Date: 
Monday, September 8, 2014

Recent reports of foreign fighters from Europe and the U.S. in Syria and Iraq have caused speculation regarding the security of the U.S.’s Visa Waiver Program (VWP). While there have been concerns regarding the security measures of supplementary VWP requirements and lack of information sharing, these worries are outdated. The program as a whole has actually increased U.S.

FEARS MOUNT OF ISIS INFILTRATING AMERICA

Publish Date: 
Sunday, August 24, 2014

The rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is spurring calls for major changes to a visa program that allows for easy entry into the United States for people with Western passports.

Some lawmakers say the program, which allows citizens from 38 countries to visit the U.S. for up to 90 days without a visa, has created a major security weakness for groups such as ISIS to exploit.

House

EXPLORING THE UNITED STATES

Publish Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

As the number of Chinese business and leisure tourists visiting the United States continues to grow at a rapid pace, opportunities for mutually beneficial partnerships between Chinese and US companies are also on the rise, writes Emily Eastman

The United States leads the world in terms of revenues from international tourism, and is the second-most-visited country in the world after France,

DOS AND CBP ANNOUNCE FIX FOR CERTAIN VISA APPLICANTS WHO ARE EXPERIENCING CONSULAR DELAYS DUE TO RECENT TECHNICAL CHALLENGES

Publish Date: 
Friday, August 8, 2014

For the past two weeks the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs has been experiencing technical problems with its passport and visa system. These problems have resulted in worldwide delays in passport, citizenship, and visa document issuance.

In an effort to address these delays the Department of State (DOS) and U.S.

AN EASY WAY TO BOOST TOURISM

Publish Date: 
Monday, August 4, 2014

Why would anyone want to limit the number of visitors from Brazil, Israel, Poland and other U.S.-friendly countries with hordes of wealthy travelers eager to spend their money here?


Surprisingly, these nations—along with Argentina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Panama, Romania and Uruguay—are not among the 38 that can send tourists and businesspeople here for up to 90 days without a visa.


Some politicians

WITHOUT VISAS FOR NEWLY ADOPTED BABIES, MD. FAMILY WAITS IN CHINA

Publish Date: 
Saturday, July 26, 2014

After a long, bureaucratic year and a half, Mike Norton had little reason to doubt that by this weekend he’d finally welcome Joseph and Marianna, his new Chinese son and daughter, to his family’s Laurel, Md., home where a Fisher-Price playset and a large yard with a rope swing, zip line and hammock wait.

Instead, Norton, a 37-old-old senior director in information technology, his wife, Annie,

VISA WAIVER IMPACT ON US ECONOMY

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association CEO, and Jonathan Tisch, Loews Corporation co-chairman, discuss the significance of expanding the Visa Waiver Program. Tisch says the program will create jobs and inject capital into our markets.

ADDING U.S. JOBS THROUGH INCREASED TOURISM IS AN EASY GOAL

Publish Date: 
Friday, July 11, 2014

With all eyes focused on Brazil as the host of the World Cup, we are witness to the hospitality and welcoming spirit of Brazilians as they entertain the world. Wouldn’t it be great if the U.S. could reciprocate and entertain more Brazilians here in our country? Unfortunately, Brazil visa treaty negotiations are stalled before the game has even started.

Although world travel has grown by more

Pages