The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched the Security Risk Intelligence Portal (SRIP) – an incident reporting tool to help airlines mitigate and manage security risks. The portal also includes the latest state and airport restrictions and requirements imposed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
Ministers from across the Americas have met to map a course for the sustainable growth of the regions tourism sector, a lifeline for many millions and a key driver of economic growth.
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on Senate passage of the Great American Outdoors Act (H.R. 1957)
U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on Senate passage of H.R. 7010, the package of Paycheck Protection Program enhancements that had been previously approved by the House
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement:
Report will assist in global harmonization of COVID-19 measures
Praises Admins Embrace of Explore America Tax Credit
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following response to President Trumps remarks on an 'Explore America' tax credit to spur the recovery of the travel industry, which has lost 8.1 million jobs so far and is projected to lose $519 billion in spending to the COVID-19 pandemic this year
Describing travel as being in a 'free fall' and the airline industry as being 'bare bones' due to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19), the trade association for the worlds airlines is advising Caribbean governments to cut passenger taxes if they wish to be competitive when service is restored.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) today designated Spanish football legend and World Cup winner Iker Casillas as Special Ambassador for Responsible Tourism. In a virtual ceremony, the goalkeeper pledged to promote the universal benefits of tourism.