“Travel Works for America,” a nationwide advocacy tour that goals to spotlight the $2.6 trillion financial influence created by journey, relaunched with its first cease on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. this week, in accordance with the U.S. Travel Association.
Wednesday’s kickoff occasion was held through the fortieth anniversary of National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) and moved on from Capitol Hill to the National Aquarium in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, adopted by a Thursday rally with Destination DC in downtown Washington’s Franklin Park and a go to to Old Town in Alexandria, Virginia.
Rep. Diaz Balart (R-FL), Rep. Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), Rep. Letlow (R-LA), Rep. LaHood (R-IL), Rep. McCaul (R-TX), Rep. Amodei (R-NV), Rep. Bilirakis (R-FL), Chm. Hudson (R-NC), Rep. Moore (R-UT) and Chm. Smith (R-MO) had been among the many elected officers who gathered for espresso and donuts on the branded Travel Works meals truck on Capitol Hill whereas representatives from U.S. Travel, Visit Baltimore and the National Aquarium handed out refreshments in Maryland’s largest metropolis.
The remaining capital space Travel Works cease in Old Town Alexandria featured a tour via the historic metropolis with Visit Alexandria.
“Our Travel Works activations will take the powerful message of the industry’s impact on the American economy from Capitol Hill to cities across the nation, demonstrating for lawmakers and community leaders how travel benefits not only their regions but also other sectors within the economy,” Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, stated in an announcement.
U.S. Travel is planning future Travel Works stops in Charleston, South Carolina; Boston; Detroit; Savannah, Georgia and Orlando, Florida, amongst different cities.
The Travel Works for America roadshow debuted in 2019 with stops in St. Louis and Columbus, Ohio.
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