Live & Virtual Event: The Future of Travel Mobility


On October 26, 2021, U.S. Travel Association hosted “The Future of Travel Mobility,” which gathered global leaders in travel, transportation, and technology, elected and appointed officials as well as policy influencers to engage on central issues impacting the future of travel mobility and the traveler experience, including:

  • Sustainable Travel: A future vision for more sustainable travel including the electrification of the automotive sector. What are the implications for travelers, travel businesses, and travel infrastructure? How will we achieve equitable access for all travelers?
  • Seamless and Secure Travel: Biometrics and touchless digital technology will revolutionize how travelers move to and within destinations. How are technologies eliminating “pain points” in the travel experience? How will trusted traveler programs evolve? How do we overcome concerns over consumer privacy and equity to enable more seamless, inclusive, secure travel?
  • Innovative and Emerging Travel: From air taxis to hyperloops, supersonic airliners to high-tech tunnels that speed access to attractions, entrepreneurs are looking to radically reinvent how we get to and around destinations. What are the latest innovations in development? What are the business, social and policy implications of such visionary travel transportation innovations?


  • Ed Bastian, CEO, Delta Air Lines
  • Mark Reuss, President, General Motors
  • Denise Naguib, Vice President, Sustainability & Supplier Diversity at Marriott International
  • Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Secretary of Transportation
  • Alejandro Mayorkas, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV)
  • Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI)
  • Rep. John Katko (R-NY)
  • Anne Smart, Vice President of Public Policy, ChargePoint
  • Vik Krishnan, Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Todd Davidson, CEO, Travel Oregon
  • Kevin McAleenan, Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Chairman and CEO, Pangiam
  • Josh Giegel, CEO and Co-Founder, Virgin Hyperloop
  • Blake Scholl, Founder and CEO, Boom Supersonic
  • JoeBen Bevirt, Founder and CEO, Joby Aviation

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