US Travel’s new Sustainable Travel Coalition will focus on developing and advancing strategies that will enable a more sustainable future, bringing together the travel, transportation and technology sectors to foster outreach and collaboration that generate meaningful progress in this matter.
With nearly 60 members, the Sustainable Travel Coalition will serve as a forum to keep US Travel informed on the pulse of sustainability issues and concerns at their organizations and destinations, share current obstacles or those on the horizon.
Coalition members will also serve as thought leaders and an open network to activate and engage around key moments of advocacy and action.
Eligibility for participation in the coalition:
- Included in membership: Chairman’s Circle, Board Circle and Association Board Levels
- Acceptable for a fee: Stable and pillar levels, plus select travel buddies
Both Travel USA members and Friends of Travel are eligible to participate in the coalition. To enable regular progress and collaboration, a focused Policy Committee will help guide the work program for the wider coalition. This committee will consist of a select group of coalition members. The Coalition will be tasked with providing other useful input to guide the work of the Policy Committee.
The Sustainable Travel Coalition will meet roughly three times a year to receive updates from the committee on policy development and progress. The Policy Committee will meet virtually every two months and in person once a year, with this year’s meeting coinciding with the Future of Travel Mobility Conference in Washington, DC on September 20, 2022.
About the US Travel Association
The US Travel Association is a national, not-for-profit organization representing all components of the travel industry. Travelers in the United States are estimated to spend $1.1 trillion in 2022 (still 10% below 2019 levels). Travel USA advocates for policies to accelerate an equitable recovery across the travel industry and restore economic growth and jobs to this essential contributor to our nation’s success. Visit ustravel.org for recovery-related information and data.