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US to overhaul visa application process

US to overhaul visa application process

13 May 2011 Tourism News

Officials at the US Travel Association have outlined plans to reform “antiquated” visa application processes they blamed for driving international travellers to other countries. It is hoped the proposals will create 1.3 million jobs in the United States and add $859 billion to the US economy by 2020.

400,000 travel jobs and $22.7bn – the cost of the BP oil spill

26 July 2010 Tourism News

Up to 400,000 travel industry jobs could be lost as a result of the BP oil disaster, according to the U.S. Travel Association. The organisation has also put the cost of the spill at $22.7 billion and and taking three years to recover, based on the aftermath of 25 recent natural and man-made disasters.

Gulf Coast seeks to offset oil damage

Gulf Coast seeks to offset oil damage

23 June 2010 Press Release Travel Events News

Representatives of SouthCoast USA and U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow have hosted a tourism summit at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front Hotel to urge travellers to visit the region.