Lobbying Relationship

Client

Travel Tech: The Travel Technology Association

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Lobbying firm

Travel Tech: The Travel Technology Association

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  • FAA Reauthorization S.178 -AirlinePassengers'BillofRights H.R. 3780 -- the ACPAC Modernization Act Issues related to the independent distribution of travel S. 2033, the American and Innovation and Choice Online Act (AICOA) The American Privacy Rights Act
  • Issues related to technologies used in the independent distribution of travel. H.R. 7891, the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) S. 1409, the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) H.R. 6543, the No Hidden Fees on Extra Expenses for Stays (FEES) Act S. 2498, the Hotel Transparency Act of 2023
  • Issues related to junk fees Issues related to the independent distribution of travel H.R. 7891, the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) S. 1409, the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) H.R. 6543, the No Hidden Fees on Extra Expenses for Stays (FEES) Act S. 2498, the Hotel Transparency Act of 2023
  • H.R. 7891, the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) S. 1409, the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) H.R. 6543, the No Hidden Fees on Extra Expenses for Stays (FEES) Act S. 2498, the Hotel Transparency Act of 2023
  • H.R. 7024, the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024

Duration: to

General Issues: Aviation/Aircraft/Airlines, Science/Technology, Travel/Tourism, Consumer Issues/Safety/Protection, Taxation/Internal Revenue Code, Transportation, Labor Issues/Antitrust/Workplace, Budget/Appropriations

Spending: about $2,292,000 (But it's complicated. Here's why.)

Agencies lobbied since 2012: Transportation - Dept of (DOT), U.S. Senate, House of Representatives, Commerce - Dept of (DOC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Intl Trade Administration (ITA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Centers For Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), White House Office, Homeland Security - Dept of (DHS), U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Treasury - Dept of, Office of the Vice President of the United States, Natl Economic Council (NEC), State - Dept of (DOS), U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), Office of Management & Budget (OMB)

Affiliated organizations: Expedia Inc.; Orbitz Worldwide; Priceline; Sabre Holdings; Travelport Operations Inc.; Vegas.com

Related Foreign Entities: Amadeus (Madrid, ESP); contribution to lobbying: $9000; ownership 14%

Bills mentioned

S.1405: Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017

Sponsor: John Thune (R-S.D.)

H.R.2997: 21st Century AIRR Act

Sponsor: Bill Shuster (R-Pa.)

S.1164: Stop Online Booking Scams Act of 2017

Sponsor: Steve Daines (R-Mont.)

H.R.2495: Stop Online Booking Scams Act of 2017

Sponsor: Lois Frankel (D-Fla.)

H.R.1697: Israel Anti-Boycott Act

Sponsor: Peter Roskam (R-Ill.)

H.R.4526: Stop Online Booking Scams Act of 2016

Sponsor: Lois Frankel (D-Fla.)

S.3402: Stop Online Booking Scams Act of 2016

Sponsor: Steve Daines (R-Mont.)

H.R.4441: Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act of 2016

Sponsor: Bill Shuster (R-Pa.)

S.2658: Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2016

Sponsor: John Thune (R-S.D.)

H.R.3334: Families Flying Together Act of 2015

Sponsor: Rodney Davis (R-Ill.)

H.R.5485: Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2017

Sponsor: Ander Crenshaw (R-Fla.)

S.3067: Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2017

Sponsor: John Boozman (R-Ark.)

H.R.2577: Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies...

Sponsor: Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.)

H.R.2029: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016

Sponsor: Charlie Dent (R-Pa.)

H.R.1120: International Travelers Bill of Rights Act of 2011

Sponsor: Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.)

H.R.3241: International Travelers Bill of Rights Act of 2011

Sponsor: Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.)

S.1753: International Travelers Bill of Rights Act of 2011

Sponsor: Mark Steven Kirk (R-Ill.)

H.R.2469: End Discriminatory State Taxes for Automobile Renters Act of 2011

Sponsor: Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.)

S.1872: TSA Modernization Act

Sponsor: John Thune (R-S.D.)

H.R.3280: Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2018

Sponsor: Tom Graves (R-Ga.)

H.R.5000: Free to Fly Act

Sponsor: David A. Brat (R-Va.)

H.R.4: FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018

Sponsor: Bill Shuster (R-Pa.)

H.R.6072: Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies...

Sponsor: Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.)

S.3107: Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019

Sponsor: James Lankford (R-Okla.)

H.R.302: FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018

Sponsor: Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.)

S.3183: Air Travel Ticketing Transparency and Protection Act

Sponsor: Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.)

S.720: Israel Anti-Boycott Act

Sponsor: Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.)

S.2229: Stop Online Booking Scams Act of 2019

Sponsor: Steve Daines (R-Mont.)

H.R.3956: Stop Online Booking Scams Act of 2019

Sponsor: Peter Welch (D-Vt.)

H.R.4232: Protecting Local Authority and Neighborhoods Act

Sponsor: Ed Case (D-Hawaii)

H.R.4489: Hotel Advertising Transparency Act of 2019

Sponsor: Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas)

S.2763: Filter Bubble Transparency Act

Sponsor: John Thune (R-S.D.)

S.4031: American TRIP Act

Sponsor: Martha McSally (R-Ariz.)

H.R.7011: Pandemic Risk Insurance Act of 2020

Sponsor: Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.)

H.R.8122: Protecting Tourism in the United States Act

Sponsor: Kathy Castor (D-Fla.)

S.4807: Hospitality and Commerce Job Recovery Act of 2020

Sponsor: Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.)

H.R.8802: Hospitality and Commerce Job Recovery Act of 2020

Sponsor: Steven Horsford (D-Nev.)

S.115: Protecting Tourism in the United States Act

Sponsor: Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.)

H.R.1346: Hospitality and Commerce Job Recovery Act of 2021

Sponsor: Steven Horsford (D-Nev.)

S.477: Hospitality and Commerce Job Recovery Act of 2021

Sponsor: Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.)

H.R.1107: PLAN Act

Sponsor: Ed Case (D-Hawaii)

S.1947: Visit America Act

Sponsor: Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska)

S.2992: American Innovation and Choice Online Act

Sponsor: Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.)

S.3375: Omnibus Travel and Tourism Act of 2021

Sponsor: Roger Wicker (R-Miss.)

S.2024: Filter Bubble Transparency Act

Sponsor: John Thune (R-S.D.)

H.R.5921: Filter Bubble Transparency Act

Sponsor: Ken Buck (R-Colo.)

S.1890: Protecting Consumers from Travel Fraud Act

Sponsor: Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.)

H.R.6164: Protecting Consumers from Travel Fraud Act

Sponsor: Joe Neguse (D-Colo.)

H.R.3816: American Innovation and Choice Online Act

Sponsor: David Cicilline (D-R.I.)

S.178: Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights

Sponsor: Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)

H.R.3780: ACPAC Modernization Act

Sponsor: Dina Titus (D-Nev.)

H.R.6543: No Hidden Fees on Extra Expenses for Stays Act of 2023

Sponsor: Young Kim (R-Calif.)

S.2498: Hotel Fees Transparency Act of 2023

Sponsor: Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.)

S.2033: American Innovation and Choice Online Act

Sponsor: Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.)

H.R.7891: Kids Online Safety Act

Sponsor: Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.)

S.1409: Kids Online Safety Act

Sponsor: Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)

H.R.7024: Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024

Sponsor: Jason Smith (R-Mo.)

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Lobbyists

Lobbyists named here were listed on a filing related to this lobbying engagement. They may not be working on it now. Occasionally, a single lobbyist whose name is spelled two different ways on filings may be represented twice here.

Lobbyist Covered positions?
Michael Liptak Legislative Correspondent, Sen. Mitch McConnell Legislative Correspondent, Senator Mitch McConnell
Joseph Rubin Legislative Director, Cong. George Gekas Legislative Director, Congressman George Gekas Legislative Director, Cong George Gekas
Laura Chadwick President & CEO
Nicole Brewin Vice President, Government Affairs Vice President, Government Affairs, the Travel Technology Association
David Wade Consultant
Nicole B Brewin Vice President, Government Affairs
Robin Reck n/a

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Once a lobbying engagement begins, the lobbyist or firm is required to file updates four times a year. Those updates sometimes change which lobbyists are involved or add new issues being discussed. When lobbyists stop working for a client, the firm is also supposed to file a report disclosing the end of the relationship.

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Source: Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives and Secretary of the Senate

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