Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism: Attracting More International Visitors to the USA

The Commercial Service helps U.S. tourism companies including promotion bureaus, CVBs, hotels, tour operators, and more to capture international business. We support you through the activities of our Travel & Tourism (T&T) Team comprised of tourism specialists throughout the U.S.

Team members can help you understand global markets, develop international marketing plans, meet buyers at international trade shows, and much more.

Learn more about what we can do for you:

Highlights and Upcoming Events:

Wow! OUTDOOR FUN | China | September 8-18, 2015

The U.S. Commercial Service and Visit USA China committee is organizing a China-wide Tourism Promotion Mission (WoW!) focusing on Outdoor Fun in Shanghai, Chengdu, Wuhan, Shenyang and Beijing from September 8th to September 17th, 2015 for U.S. tourism clients and trade promoters including U.S. CVBs, State tourism agencies, airlines, tour operators and other tourism suppliers, service providers and promotion entities.

The WoW Outdoor Mission Offers:

  • Develop U.S. tourism client relationships with local key governmental contacts
  • Develop U.S. tourism client relationships with local major outbound tour industries, including tour operators
  • Identify and establish U.S. tourism client presence in China’s best prospective tourism markets
  • Promote U.S. tourism interests
  • Promote U.S. and China trade relationship


  • September 8 – Shanghai
  • September 10 – Chengdu
  • September 14 – Wuhan
  • September 16 – Shenyang
  • September 18 – Beijing

Participation Fee / Each City:

  • VisitUSA China Committee Members: $800.00
  • None-VisitUSA China Committee Members: $1000.00

Learn more about the event by clicking here.

Contacts for each city:

Beijing Stop
Ms. Wei Jing
010 8531 4296
18614095876 / 13810497254

Shanghai Stop
Ms. Stellar Chu
021 6279 8726

Wuhan Stop
Ms. Wang Jing
027 8555 7791 – 808

Chengdu Stop
Ms. Fan Li
028 8558 3992

Shenyang Stop
Ms. Andrea Shen
024 2322 1198


Detailed Event Information For Discover Global Tourism Markets: India Detailed Event Information For Discover Global Tourism Markets: India
Discover Global Tourism Markets: India -- Travel and Tourism Industries
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: New York, NY, United States 06/18/2014 - 06/18/2014
Event Summary:
Discover Global Tourism Markets: India The U.S. Department of Commerce, National Travel & Tourism Office (NTTO) and the Global Markets Travel & Tourism Team are pleased to present an opportunity to learn about one of the fourth fastest international arrivals market - India. This program was originally recorded on June 18, 2014 at 8am EDT. India generated over 859,000 travelers in 2013, up19% over 2012. Since 2003, arrivals from India are up 216% through 2013. The NTTO has forecast this market to grow by 54% between 2013 and 2018. Learn more about the key traveler characteristics of the Indian visitors over time and how to use this information to tailor your approach to this country. India is a one of the fastest growing markets in terms of travel to the United States. This webinar will provide an overview of the potential of India as well as information on new initiatives such as the American Business Corners (ABCs) that will help reach a larger target audience. The ABC program provides access to India's rapidly growing cities by partnering with local chambers of commerce across India to make connecting with the United States as easy as ABC. The ABC partner members are an effective target audience for the leisure and MICE segment. Through the ABC program, travel & tourism related companies/destinations can exhibit their catalogs and promotional materials to source trade leads, increase brand visibility and maximize sales and profits in the most cost effective manner. To register for this event and for more details, please go to: Date and Time of original recording: June 18, 2014 8:00am - 9:00am EDT (U.S.) Event Cost: $25 Netreplay link will be sent after registration and payment is received.

Anastasia Xenias, New York
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 212-809-2685
Ron Erdmann, Office of Tourism
Deputy Director
Phone: 202-482-4554
Malarvizhi Parimel, Chennai
Commercial Assistant
Phone: +91 44 2857 4192