U.S. to Create New Chief Travel and Tourism Officer to Help Regrow Tourism

The U.S. is set to create a chief travel and tourism officer at the department of transportation, The new role is designed to coordinate travel and tourism policy across all modes of transportation. Created as part of the new Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act, the officer will be tasked with collaborating with the transportation department’s assistant secretary for aviation on all matters involving the government agency. In addition, one of the functions of the position is to develop an infrastructure program which would provide recommendations for investments geared toward reviving domestic and international travel.

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