Travel & Tourism Links

U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Travel & Tourism Industries offers export assistance to the American travel and tourism industry suppliers, from communities to individual establishments, through consultations using market analysis and intelligence in conjunction with the promotional efforts of the U.S. Commercial Service throughout the United States and the world. OTTI also provides U.S. companies in the sector with important travel and tourism statistics, and works to attract international visitors to the United States through promotional campaigns.

U.S. Travel Association is a Washington DC based, non-profit association that represents and speaks for the interests and concerns of the U.S. travel industry.

Discover America is the brand developed by the U.S. Travel Association (formerly TIA) in partnership with more than 2,000 leading travel industry organizations to promote the United States as the world’s premier tourism destination through the Discover America website.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has useful customs information for visitors traveling to and leaving the United States. is an official source of information about U.S. visa policy and procedures. Visitors to this site, managed by the U.S. Department of State, can learn about the visa application process, understand current requirements, and get updates on recent developments.

Visit USA Europe (VUSA Europe) comprises the Visit USA Committees and SeeAmerica Committees of Austria, Belgium & Luxemburg, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.  VUSA Europe members work to develop, coordinate and implement regular consumer marketing, destination and product training, and address issues affecting travel to the U.S.  The primary objective of VUSA Europe is to increase travel to the U.S.