Industry Reps Connected with D.C. Legislative Leaders Last Week
May 13, 2011
NTA and the Southeast Tourism Society celebrated National Travel and Tourism Week by hosting the Grassroots Congressional Summit for Travel in Washington, D.C., on May 11 and 12.
Over the two days, a delegation of NTA members met with other travel associations, government agencies, cultural organizations and legislators to learn about and discuss issues that affect our industry.
|Caption: From the 2011 Grassroots Congressional Summit for Travel in Washington, D.C. (May 11-12): Top Congressional leaders US Senator Mark Begich (D-Alaska), who is forming a U. S. Senate Tourism Caucus, (left), and U. S. Representative Sam Farr, Co-chair, Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus in the U. S. House of Representatives, addressed the Wednesday luncheon.|
|Caption: From the 2011 Grassroots Congressional Summit for Travel in Washington, D.C. (May 11-12): US Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) discusses NTA legislative agenda with Cathy Greteman (NTA’s Chairman & CEO).|