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DHS LOANED EXECUTIVE PROGRAM BEGINS TO IMPROVE THE TRAVEL EXPERIENCE FOR COMMERCIAL AVIATION TRAVELERS

Publish Date: 
Thursday, January 7, 2016

Release Date: November 14, 2014
For Immediate Release
DHS Press Office
Contact: 202-282-8010

Program Brings Executive Leadership from Private Sector to Support Department Mission

WASHINGTON— The Department of Homeland Security today announced that six loaned executives from the private sector will begin service today within the department to support efforts to promote the facilitation of travel

INTERNATIONAL VISITORS SPEND $19.2 BILLION IN AUGUST 2014

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014

For Immediate Release: October 7, 2014
Contact: Tim Truman (202) 482-3809

INTERNATIONAL VISITORS SPEND $19.2 BILLION IN AUGUST 2014
International visitors inject nearly $620 million a day into U.S. economy in August

WASHINGTON – U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Stefan M.

KICK OFF THE WORLD CUP AND WIN AMERICA'S SHARE OF GLOBAL TRAVELERS

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

As the World Cup begins today, the Discover America Partnership (DAP) is launching the “Golden Goal Challenge” as part of a renewed effort to advance the Jobs Originated through Launching Travel (JOLT) Act (H.R. 1354).

Similar to a sudden death shootout, known as the “golden goal” in soccer, countries across the globe are competing to win international travelers who support local economies and

BUSINESS GROUPS URGE CONGRESS TO GROW INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL TO THE U.S.

Publish Date: 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

BUSINESS GROUPS URGE CONGRESS TO GROW INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL TO THE U.S.

New Campaign Calls for Immediate Expansion of the Visa Waiver Program; 1.4 Million Jobs and $511 Billion at Stake for U.S. Economy

WASHINGTON—Leaders from a broad-based coalition of travel, hotel, retail, restaurant, professional and business organizations, united behind the Discover America Partnership (DAP), today launched

PASS JOLT ACT TO STRENGTHEN POLAND TIES

Publish Date: 
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on President Obama's visit to Poland:

"The president has signaled that he would like the U.S. to cement economic and security ties to Poland, and there is a quick and easy avenue available for achieving that: admitting Poland to the Visa Waiver Program.

"Visa Waiver is a highly successful

OBAMA TRANSPORTATION PACKAGE PRIORITIZES TRAVEL AND TOURISM

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. - Language in the Obama administration's new surface transportation proposal directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to consider the "the potential effects on travel and tourism" when allocating federal grants—an acknowledgement that travel is a critical economic driver for every state and region.

The administration sent its DOT reauthorization package to Congress on

OBAMA TRANSPORTATION PACKAGE PRIORITIZES TRAVEL AND TOURISM

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. - Language in the Obama administration's new surface transportation proposal directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to consider the "the potential effects on travel and tourism" when allocating federal grants—an acknowledgement that travel is a critical economic driver for every state and region.

The administration sent its DOT reauthorization package to Congress on