But I was surprised by the open and heartfelt style of this official statement emailed to me today by the Travel Industry Association of America (TIA)...
The following is a statement by Roger Dow, President and CEO, Travel Industry Association of America, on the latest survey by the Pew Global Attitudes Project revealing that “
“Pew’s latest survey sends a stark message:
There are major issues impacting our global standing, such as the ongoing fight against terrorism and conflict in
We embrace Under Secretary of State Karen Hughes’ recent call for enhanced ‘people-to-people’ communications. It is the American people who represent the best of
Unfortunately, the American people are underutilised in the battle of ideas.
Travel and tourism presents a unique opportunity to empower the American people to do what they do best: represent
But, like public opinion of the
It is time for policymakers to embrace travel and tourism and recognise its potential to boost our image around the globe. When it comes to improving
If you look at the Pew link, you'll see that 'Favourable Opinions of the USA' in Great Britain have dropped from 83% in 2000 to 56% in 2006. No wonder he is alarmed.