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Travel industry pushes for Poland to join Visa Waiver Program
from The Hill
The U.S. travel industry used President Obama's European trip to make another push for passage of legislation that would let Poland into the Visa Waiver Program.
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U.S. travel outpacing other exports in 2014
from International Meetings Review
So far this year, travel exports have grown more than twice as fast as other U.S. exports and have accounted for 22 percent of U.S. export growth this year.
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Secondary cities seek tourism spotlight
from NBC News
Brand USA officials see Canada and Mexico as particularly fertile source markets for second-tier city destinations in the states.
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    Summer vacation prices are driven higher by surging demand (Los Angeles Times)
Think you should marry her? Listen to Bill Murray first (Men's Health)
Travelers love, hate TSA's pre-check security lanes (USA TODAY)
Brand USA organizes 'Discover America' seminars (Travel Trends Today)

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The state of the family reunion
from Cvent
"Family vacations, including reunions, are more important than ever as parents, particularly two-career couples, who find themselves working so much," concluded U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Member Services Gary Oster.
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Hotel success comes in many ways
from Hotel News Now
Two speakers at the 36th annual New York University International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference shared their proven, highly profitable, but divergent investment strategies with attendees.
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Ailing U.S. infrastructure needs public-private investment
from The Baltimore Sun
While you may not fully appreciate it as you sit frustrated in bumper-to-bumper traffic, the time is ripe to follow a new path for improving our roads, bridges, pipelines and more.
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Rival airfare bills battle on what to tell ticket-buyers
from The Seattle Times
The House bill, introduced in March, promises to "return transparency to U.S. airline fare advertising" by allowing airlines to quote a base airfare and separately disclose any government-imposed taxes and fees through a link or pop-up.
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Brand USA organizes 'Discover America' seminars
Travel Trends Today
With the aim of maintaining a positive and ongoing relationship with the travel trade, Brand USA conducted seminars to provide in-depth information on tourism products and attractions from the U.S.

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Think you should marry her? Listen to Bill Murray first
Men's Health
We dug around for some research to support Murray's advice and found that according to U.S. Travel, couples who traveled together reported greater long-term relationship satisfaction and success than pairs who stayed put.

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Obama to pitch tourism at Baseball Hall of Fame
USA TODAY
Obama will travel to Cooperstown, New York, to give a tourism speech at the well-visited Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Floor space for IPW 2015 is selling fast!
from U.S. Travel Association
IPW Orlando, May 30-June 3, is certain to sell out. Register now to lock in early savings and receive priority appointment scheduling. Contact Sarah Dickson, director, exhibition and advertising sales, at 202.408.2134, with questions.
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