A major debate regarding international aviation policy is underway with lasting repercussions possible for travelers and travel workers. American, Delta and United Airlines are challenging the United States’ current Open Skies agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. These three legacy airlines are calling for our federal government to freeze expansion of the Gulf carriers—Qatar Airways, Emirates, and Etihad Airways—into the U.S. market.
You have a story to tell about travel's role in the community and the economy. Travel Talks sets the stage for you to meet face to face with elected officials and advocate on behalf of travel. Let's showcase our local areas and urge policymakers to craft common-sense, bipartisan solutions to grow the travel industry and local economies across the nation. Together, we'll show Congress how Travel Talks.
Brand USA is a non-profit, public-private partnership dedicated to increasing inbound international travel to the United States through its marketing campaign, Discover America. By attracting more visitors, Brand USA increases U.S. economic growth, spurs job creation, and creates a more positive impression of the United States around the world – at no cost to U.S. taxpayers.
The Power of Travel Coalition and its grassroots network is dedicated year-round to spreading the word about the Meetings Mean Business campaign and coalition. As a travel advocate, you already know that great things happen when people come together. Face-to-face interaction is the platform where deals are struck, relationships are forged and ideas are generated. That’s what Meetings Mean Business is all about: showing the real power of what business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions collectively do for people, businesses and communities. Learn more about this important campaign for the travel community.