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European City Tourism Bounces Back from Pandemic Crisis
September 7, 2022

The tourism industry in European cities is recovering from the 2020 crisis. An analysis of 117 cities surveyed for a newly released report by CityDNA., a European knowledge sharing network, shows that the number of bed nights in 2021 grew by 37% after plummeting by 60% between 2019 and 2020.

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Bob Markle Announced as SYTA Honorary Member
September 7, 2022

Having worked for Super Holiday Tours since September 1981, travel consultant Bob Markle is a student and performance travel expert.

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First-Ever Bill of Rights for Passengers with Disabilities Announced by DOT
August 9, 2022

As the busy summer travel season continues, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced on July 8 actions taken by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to help protect airline passengers, including publishing the first-ever Airline Passengers with Disabilities Bill of Rights and issuing a notice to airlines to seat young children next to a parent.

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Travel Industry Calls for Reformed National Parks Reservation System
July 27, 2022

On July 11, nearly 400 travel industry organizations—including domestic and international organizations—sent a letter to U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and National Park Service Director Chuck Sams calling for reforms to the visitor reservation systems in the national parks.

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Department of Commerce Outlines 2022 National Travel and Tourism Strategy
July 14, 2022

On June 6, the U.S. Department of Commerce released the 2022 National Travel and Tourism Strategy, which works to focus federal efforts on supporting travel and tourism in the United States. The federal government will work to implement the strategy under the leadership of the Tourism Policy Council and in partnership with the private sector, […]

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