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OPENING OUR DOORS TO INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

What if we had a simple solution to provide a major stimulus that could quickly increase economic activity by billions of dollars, create more than one million jobs and cost the taxpayer nothing? We have exactly that opportunity right now in the travel industry - we just need to seize it.

We first must address the experience of visitors arriving in the United States at airports that handle

TRAVEL COMMUNITY ENDORSES INVITE ACT

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Bill to Boost Inbound International Travel Would Be a Boon to U.S. Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow reacted enthusiastically to the INVITE Act, introduced by Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Sen.

US CONSIDERS EASING OF VISA POLICY FOR CHINESE

Publish Date: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The United States may further ease its visa policy for Chinese tourists, a move welcomed by tourists and travel agencies in China and the US.

Arne Sorenson, a member of the President Barack Obama's Export Council, said recently that the US is considering a more progressive visa policy for Chinese tourists, including a possible visa waiver for the second time a Chinese visits the US.

"I think it

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

SENATOR MARK KIRK: OPEN THE DOOR TO POLISH VISITORS

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Monday, March 3, 2014

Monday marked the 37th celebration of Pulaski Day in Illinois. Hailed as the father of the American cavalry, General Casimir Pulaski fought alongside George Washington during the American Revolutionary War. His legacy reminds us now, more than 200 years later, of just how important our continued relationship with Poland remains.

This is why I have consistently supported and advocated for

US CONSIDERS EASING OF VISA POLICY FOR CHINESE

Publish Date: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The United States may further ease its visa policy for Chinese tourists, a move welcomed by tourists and travel agencies in China and the US.

Arne Sorenson, a member of the President Barack Obama's Export Council, said recently that the US is considering a more progressive visa policy for Chinese tourists, including a possible visa waiver for the second time a Chinese visits the US.

"I think it

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

SENATOR MARK KIRK: OPEN THE DOOR TO POLISH VISITORS

Publish Date: 
Monday, March 3, 2014

Monday marked the 37th celebration of Pulaski Day in Illinois. Hailed as the father of the American cavalry, General Casimir Pulaski fought alongside George Washington during the American Revolutionary War. His legacy reminds us now, more than 200 years later, of just how important our continued relationship with Poland remains.

This is why I have consistently supported and advocated for

President Obama And President Sebastian Pinera Of Chile Speak to the Press

Publish Date: 
Monday, June 4, 2012

President Obama and President Sebastián Piñera of Chile speak to the press after a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office that discussed Chile's nomination into the Visa Waiver Program.

The White House

 

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