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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2021 Media Contact:  Tricia Busch | tbusch@kivvit.com New Travel Technology Association Poll: Travelers Value Choice and In-State Travel for 2021  After grinding to a halt in 2020, travel is expected to boom in 2021 with over 80% of consumers saying they plan to travel Arlington, Virginia -- Today, The Travel Technology Association (Travel Tech) released new polling data from a survey of...

Travel Tech President Steve Shur releases statement on new CDC travel guidelines for fully vaccinated Americans Travel Technology Association Statement on New CDC Travel Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated Americans “As one of the largest industries in the nation – supporting 1 in 10 jobs in 2019 – the travel and tourism industry has been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout this difficult...

Travel Tech President Steve Shur releases statement on new Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion.  Travel Technology Association Statement on New Senate Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion “On behalf of the membership of the Travel Technology Association (Travel Tech), we congratulate Chairwoman Jacky Rosen, Ranking Member Rick Scott and fellow members of the newly created Senate Subcommittee on Tourism,...

As American leaders strategize proposals and policies to jumpstart our nation’s economy, the Travel Technology Association urges legislators to prioritize initiatives that aid the recovery of the travel and tourism industry, which in turn will strengthen the American economy and protect millions of American workers. According to the U.S. Travel Association, in 2019, direct spending by domestic and international travelers...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  February 9, 2021 Media Contact:  Tricia Busch tbusch@kivvit.com             New Travel Technology Association Report Highlights Huge Pent-Up Demand for Travel, Shifts in Travel Consumer Behavior                                                                 ...

Travel Tech President Steve Shur commends President Biden for implementing standards on mask wearing while traveling.  Statement by the Travel Technology Association on President Biden Implementing Mask-Wearing Standards for Travel “The Travel Technology Association commends President Biden for implementing standards for mask wearing while traveling and acknowledging that safe and responsible travel is possible when taking the right precautions. “Throughout the pandemic, Travel...

Travel Tech President Steve Shur speaks on Portland, Maine's rejected referendum restricting short-term rentals.  Statement by the Travel Technology Association on the Rejection of Portland, Maine Short-Term Rental Restrictions Referendum  “This election, voters in Portland, Maine rejected unnecessary restrictions against short-term rentals by striking down a referendum banning non-owner occupied short-term rentals and increasing registration fees. Short-term rentals provide invaluable economic opportunities...

Travel Tech joins with the U.S. Travel Association and numerous other organizations in the travel and tourism industry to urge Congress to support the Hospitality and Commerce Job Recovery Act.   Statement by the Travel Technology Association in Support of the Hospitality and Commerce Job Recovery Act “The travel and tourism industry has never seen anything quite like 2020, as the economic impact...