Brand USA is a public-private partnership created in 2010 to promote America around the world and attract international visitors to the United States. It’s been an unqualified success welcoming international travelers, generating American jobs and enhancing our image abroad—at no expense to American taxpayers.
Investing in modern infrastructure would enable the U.S. to increase domestic and inbound international travel to the America, including increased economic growth, more jobs, and a more positive balance of trade.
The U.S. faces a pressing challenge: America’s share of the international travel market has declined from 13.6 percent in 2015 to 11.9 percent in 2017, a troubling trend given that global long-haul travel increased 7.9 percent in the same period.
An explanation of U.S. Travel's position on (and the details behind) the?changes being proposed by the U.S. legacy airlines along with an understanding about how Open Skies benefits travelers and our economy.
Countries that participate in the U.S. Visa Waiver Program (VWP) are required to share security information, maintain high security standards and allow U.S. inspection of security compliance. Recent upgrades, enacted in late 2017, have further increased the security of the program to help minimize risks and strengthen the VWP’s ability to track and identify terrorists.
The National Park Service preserves America’s natural and cultural treasures, attracting visitors from across the country and around the world. The national parks support nearly 318,000 jobs and $34.9 billion in economic activity annually.