WASHINGTON—American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) President and CEO Chip Rogers introduced the next statement currently immediately after the Biden Administration introduced it was lifting its prerequisite for travelers to test damaging for COVID-19 prior to getting into the United States, starting at midnight Sunday, June 12, 2022.
“Today’s announcement is a sizeable get for resorts and the broader travel market. AHLA continuously identified as on the Administration and Congress to lift this testing need, which was out of day and had a chilling result on inbound intercontinental journey to the United States. Lifting the need will make journey much easier, facilitating much more international guests and serving to hotels go on on the road to restoration, specially as we solution peak travel season this summer months.
“Thank you to the Biden Administration for lifting the necessity, and to Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Rick Scott (R-Fla.) for their management in pushing for this crucial improve.”