An Open Letter to Journalists, Travel Writers, Guides and Other Travel Enthusiasts: We all have a


This administration has made the U.S. a very unwelcoming place for international travelers. New York City alone will lose up to $600 million in international tourism spending just this year. And even domestic travelers are rethinking plans and considering staying closer to home given the uncertainty our country is facing.

The open, engaged world that all of us wish for is being threatened—and it’s time we defend it. If scientists can band together to protest, so should we.

We’ve already laid the groundwork and hope you will join our Travel in Peace (TIP) movement.

We’re starting with our