What’s the “JOLT Act?” It stands for, “Jobs Originated through Launching Travel.” The JOLT Act is bipartisan legislation that was introduced by Representatives Joe Heck (R-NV), Mike Quigley (D-IL),Mark Amodei (R-NV), David Cicilline (D-RI) and Michael Grimm (R-NY) to leverage the benefits of inbound travel to the U.S.
Latest from the Blog
With your help, we flooded Congress with phone calls and emails over the past four days. As a result, both the House and Senate passed legislation ending the sequester-induced furloughs.
Congrats to the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau on being named the Travel Blitz First Quarter MVP! On January 16th, the New Orleans CVB hosted a Travel Roundtable event with Senator David Vitter. Nearly two-dozen travel organizations convened to educate the Senator about issues that matter most to our industry including visa reform, infrastructure, aviation security, and government meetings. Attendees represented a cross section of the industry such as hotels, restaurants, attractions, meeting planners, and the port authority. As a result of the roundtable, the Senator was ab
On April 8, the Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomed Congressman Doug Lamborn (R-CO-5th) to The Broadmoor hotel for an hour long back-of-the-house tour. The tour highlighted the importance of meetings and events to the local economy, with specific focus on the Space Symposium that began the same day. Broadmoor President Steve Bartolin conducted the tour, attended by Colorado Springs CVB officials in addition to the Congressman and his wife.
View a combined file of all of U.S. Travel's Congressional leave behinds. Use this packet when providing information to your elected officials.
- 1 of 6