United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board Charter Renewal, 48104 [2019-19721]

Download as PDF 48104 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 177 / Thursday, September 12, 2019 / Notices Dated: September 9, 2019. David Mussatt, Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [FR Doc. 2019–19803 Filed 9–11–19; 8:45 am] Corporation for Travel Promotion Board of Directors BILLING CODE P International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Second notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The initial notice for this opportunity was published on Friday, July 19, 2019. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board Charter Renewal International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Administration, after consultation with the General Services Administration, renewed the Charter for the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board on August 16, 2019. DATES: The Charter for the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board was renewed on August 16, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Beall, the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, Room 10003, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 202– 482–0140, email: TTAB@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Administration, after consultation with the General Services Administration, renewed the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board on August 16, 2019. This Notice is published in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix, § 9). It has been determined that the Committee is necessary and in the public interest. The Committee was established pursuant to Commerce’s authority under 15 U.S.C. 1512, established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App., after consultation with the General Services Administration. The Committee provides advice to the Secretary of Commerce on government policies and programs that affect the U.S. travel and tourism industry. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Brian Beall, Deputy Director for Policy and Planning, National Travel and Tourism Office, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. [FR Doc. 2019–19721 Filed 9–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Sep 11, 2019 Jkt 247001 The Department of Commerce is currently seeking applications from travel and tourism leaders from specific industries for membership on the Board of Directors (Board) of the Corporation for Travel Promotion (doing business as Brand USA). The purpose of the Board is to guide the Corporation for Travel Promotion on matters relating to the promotion of the United States as a travel destination and communication of travel facilitation issues, among other tasks. DATES: All applications must be received by the National Travel and Tourism Office by close of business on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Applicants who applied to the previously published Federal Register Notice (7/19/19) do not need to reapply. SUMMARY: Please submit application information by email to CTPBoard@ trade.gov. ADDRESSES: Julie Heizer, National Travel and Tourism Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, MS10003, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–0140; email: CTPBoard@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (TPA) was signed into law on March 4, 2010 and was amended in July 2010 and December 2014. The TPA established the Corporation for Travel Promotion (the Corporation) as a non-profit corporation charged with the development and execution of a plan to (A) provide useful information to those interested in traveling to the United States; (B) identify and address misperceptions regarding U.S. entry policies; (C) maximize economic and diplomatic benefits of travel to the United States through the use of various promotional tools; (D) ensure that international travel benefits all States and the District of Columbia and FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 identify opportunities to promote tourism to rural and urban areas equally, including areas not traditionally visited by international travelers; and (E) give priority to countries and populations most likely to travel to the United States. The Corporation is governed by a Board of Directors, consisting of 11 members with knowledge of international travel promotion or marketing, broadly representing various regions of the United States. The TPA directs the Secretary of Commerce (after consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Secretary of State) to appoint the Board of Directors for the Corporation. At this time, the Secretary will be selecting four individuals with the appropriate expertise and experience from specific sectors of the travel and tourism industry to serve on the Board as follows: (A) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the attractions or recreations sector; (B) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in immigration policy and law, including visa requirements and United States entry procedures; (C) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the land or sea passenger transportation sector; and (D) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the passenger air sector. To be eligible for Board membership, individuals must have knowledge of international travel promotion or marketing, be a current or former chief executive officer, chief financial officer, or chief marketing officer or have held an equivalent management position. Additional consideration will be given to individuals who have experience working in U.S. multinational entities with marketing budgets, and/or who are audit committee financial experts as defined by the Securities and Exchange Commission (in accordance with 15 U.S.C. 7265). Individuals must be U.S. citizens, and in addition, cannot be federally registered lobbyists or registered as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Those selected for the Board must be able to meet the time and effort commitments of the Board. Board members serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce (who may remove any member of the Board for good cause). The terms of office of each member of the Board appointed by the Secretary shall be three (3) years. Board members can serve a maximum of two consecutive full three-year terms. Board members are not considered Federal E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 177 (Thursday, September 12, 2019)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-19721]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board Charter Renewal

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary of 
Commerce for Administration, after consultation with the General 
Services Administration, renewed the Charter for the United States 
Travel and Tourism Advisory Board on August 16, 2019.

DATES: The Charter for the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory 
Board was renewed on August 16, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Beall, the United States Travel 
and Tourism Advisory Board, Room 10003, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 202-482-0140, email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Chief Financial Officer and Assistant 
Secretary of Commerce for Administration, after consultation with the 
General Services Administration, renewed the United States Travel and 
Tourism Advisory Board on August 16, 2019. This Notice is published in 
accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Title 5, 
United States Code, Appendix, Sec.  9). It has been determined that the 
Committee is necessary and in the public interest. The Committee was 
established pursuant to Commerce's authority under 15 U.S.C. 1512, 
established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as 
amended, 5 U.S.C., App., after consultation with the General Services 
Administration. The Committee provides advice to the Secretary of 
Commerce on government policies and programs that affect the U.S. 
travel and tourism industry.

Brian Beall,
Deputy Director for Policy and Planning, National Travel and Tourism 
Office, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.
[FR Doc. 2019-19721 Filed 9-11-19; 8:45 am]
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