Marriott calls on U.S. to end visa delays damaging tourism

For some countries the average wait times exceed 400 days, resulting in a huge loss of travel spend

Jan 13, 2023

The U.S. Travel Association last month created a website to highlight what it called the negative impact the visa delays are having on travelers and U.S. businesses.

Key takeaways

  • The organization projected that the U.S. would lose nearly billions in travel spending in 2023;
  • Between two million and six million people may be unable to visit this year despite applying to do so;
  • Some would-be travelers are more affected than others, with India, Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico among those reporting high wait times.

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