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#NASHVILLESTRONG – Statement from Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp
March 4, 2020

Statement from Butch Spyridon, president and CEO, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp regarding the March 3, 2020 tornado event: “Thank you to everyone who has reached out following the devastating tornadoes that hit our city and state. Our hearts go out to all who have been affected. We are staying in close touch with the […]

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SYTA Working To Help Members Through Crisis
March 2, 2020

Dear SYTA Member— SYTA is working closely with allied associations worldwide to share information, provide resources and keep our members informed about the novel coronavirus. Daily contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of State and Transportation Safety Administration does not indicate that […]

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OpenTravel Alliance and International Inbound Travel Association Announce Strategic Partnership
February 28, 2020

The OpenTravel Alliance, the not-for-profit responsible for developing and maintaining interoperability for disparate systems in all verticals of the travel industry, and the International Inbound Travel Association (IITA), the national nonprofit trade association representing the United States’ international inbound travel industry, have announced a strategic partnership. The announcement was made public at IITA’s recent 2020 […]

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Advice for Traveling Teacher Leaders
February 27, 2020

The Student & Youth Travel Association and the travel organizations that help make up the association’s membership are proud of their extensive commitment to student group travel safety. To be a SYTA Active Member, a travel organization must meet strict safety and financial stability standards and be a tour operator, receptive operator, travel agent, or […]

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Coronavirus Emergency Preparedness and Response
February 19, 2020

As you’re likely aware, Chinese authorities have confirmed an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China in early December 2019. U.S. Travel and the British Educational Travel Association have shared updates, resources and guidance with its members for staying safe and healthy. U.S. Travel has been […]

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