BY Christopherson Business Travel |

White House seeking to boost post-recession travel

Travel Industry leaders attending the Global Travel & Tourism Summit in Las Vegas were told by a White House official that the U.S. government is working on initiatives to:

  1. make travel easy and safe,
  2. attract more international visitors
  3. and spur business.

Valerie Jarrett, a senior advisor for President Barack Obama, also reported that the U.S. is working to expand its ability to process tourist visas for international travelers.