U.S. Travel Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued a statement on the introduction of the Secure Traveler Act, which would expand enrollment in the TSA Precheck program to include individuals who have already passed extensive background checks
A global search for her successor will be undertaken.
Riley, who was appointed to the top post at the Barbados-headquartered Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) in August 2009 after acting for a year, has gone on pre-retirement leave ahead of his departure at the end of June this year. The organisations director of finance, Neil Walters, will act in the position until a successor is appointed.
Resolution encourages member airports to take measures to protect themselves from unwanted drones
U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on Customs and Border Protections announcement that it will reassign agents from airports and other entry points to the U.S.-Mexico border:
U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued a statement on the introduction of the Jobs Originated through Launching Travel (JOLT) Act of 2019
Schiphol, Kenya, and Galapagos sign Buckingham Palace Declaration
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the announced appointment of Kevin K. McAleenan as acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security:
The U.S. Travel Association on Thursday announced the election of Elliott L. Ferguson II, president and CEO of Destination DC, as its new national chair. Ferguson, who served on the board for seven years, succeeds Wyndham Hotels and Resorts president and CEO Geoff Ballotti.
U.S. Travel Association Senior Vice President for Government Relations Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the reintroduction of the Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Act (H.R. 1225) and the Restore Our Parks Act (S. 500).