Monday, 03 August 2020 23:15

Brand USA webinar

Brand USA will be highlighting its Giant Trees and Ancient Forests Insider Guide itinerary (amongst other things) at its travel trade webinar tomorrow, 5 August, at 10.30am.

Published in Americas
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 02:00

Music guides: agents can win

Excite Holidays and Brand USA have launched a new series of itinerary-style guides, themed around popular destinations for music across the USA.

Published in Americas
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 00:36

Kiwis earn attention of US exhibitors

Kiwi travellers to the United States are more independent, spend more locally, visit more states and like to get off the beaten track away from the main gateways.

Published in New Zealand
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 01:29

America’s music with Excite

Excite Holidays has launched its latest campaign, The Music That Made America, in conjunction with Brand USA, Travel Portland and Choose Chicago.

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Tuesday, 06 June 2017 15:32

Brand USA funding cut slammed

‘Perplexing,’ is how US Travel Association president and CEO Roger Dow has described the proposed elimination of the Brand USA tourism marketing agency in President Trump's federal budget document.
With the country’s major travel trade event underway in Washington DC this week and international visitation being the number two export supporting 15 million American jobs, Dow is ‘struggling to understand' how cutting Brand USA squares with the administration’s stated priorities.

Published in Americas
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 15:17

One big welcome?

The proposed budget cut for Brand USA was not the only ‘elephant in the room’ when the organisation’s president and CEO Chris Thompson addressed 500 media from 70 countries at the official IPW 2017 press conference in Washington DC yesterday.
The other was President Trump’s not particularly welcoming executive order limiting travel from six predominantly Muslim countries.

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