Action Requested to Support
New TRIP Act
March 1, 2010
Congressman Sam Farr (D-California) recently introduced HR-4676 , the Travel Regional Investment Partnership Act, or the TRIP Act, which will provide US$10 million annuallly for five years in matching federal money to U.S. destinations for their marketing efforts. This legislation will build on the success achieved when the U.S. Senate passed the Travel Promotion Act of 2009, which calls for an overseas travel promotion program for the United States.
Click here to read NTA President, Lisa Simon’s, letter with more information about the Act and how members can take action to make a difference.
ACTION REQUESTED: NTA urges its members to contact their U.S. representatives to add their sponsorships to H.R. 4676. Representatives should contact Tom Tucker in Representative Sam Farr’s office at firstname.lastname@example.org to add their support. NTA members who contact their U.S. representatives should notify NTA Public Affairs Advocate Steve Richer, CTP, at email@example.com with the response.