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2020 U.S. Travel Spending Projected to Fall 45 Percent

2020 U.S. Travel Spending Projected to Fall 45 Percent

…disappear by year’s end without another round of congressional relief. “A lot of businesses that need help to retain and rehire their people won’t be there in January if we wait until the next Congress to get more aid passed,” said Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association president and CEO. “The…

Small Travel-Related Businesses May Not Recover

Small Travel-Related Businesses May Not Recover

…to provide immediate relief to small travel businesses and their employees, many of which were unable to access earlier rounds of aid,” said Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association president and CEO. “Washington acted quickly and aggressively to get assistance out the door in the early days of the pandemic, but…

Travel Executives Call for Better Virus Testing

Travel Executives Call for Better Virus Testing

Roger Dow of the U.S. Travel Association, the heads of the Hyatt, Intercontinental, Wyndham, Marriott, Lowes, Choice, Host and Hilton hotel chains, as well as by CEOs of Enterprise Holdings and the Sabre booking agency, the executives said, “Testing enables reopening. Testing enables rehiring. Testing enables recovery.” The industry leaders…

Travel Executives Call for Better Virus Testing

Travel Industry Calls for More Federal Aid

…travelers are more likely to substitute business meetings that require flying with virtual meetings. In calling for additional federal assistance, USTA President and CEO Roger Dow said: “You name it, this industry and its workers need it. Travel businesses could not possibly have prepared for this level of catastrophe, and…

Travel-Related Unemployment Hits 51%

Travel-Related Unemployment Hits 51%

…businesses have been hit disproportionately hard by the pandemic’s fallout, and unfortunately our workforce is on the front lines of that struggle,” said Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association president and CEO. “Not only are structural changes and expanded eligibility to the PPP critical for the most impacted travel businesses just…