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Travel and Tourism: Attracting More International Visitors to the USA

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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.

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FEATURED EVENT

China is rapidly becoming one of the most important outbound tourism markets in the world. According to the China National Tourism Administration, Chinese outbound travelers reached 109 million in 2014. The United States is becoming an increasingly popular destination for Chinese travelers. In 2014, China ranked as the 6th largest international market for the United States. According to the National Travel and Tourism Office within the U.S. Department of Commerce, China is expected to become the largest source of overseas travelers to the United States by 2020 (overseas excludes Canada and Mexico).

Is Your Destination China-Ready? Join us May 19 at 8PM (ET); 5PM (PT) to gain best practices from travel & hospitality industry experts on how to cater to Chinese visitors AND learn how to effectively market to Southwest China's growing travel market.

Questions? Contact Dave Fiscus, david.fiscus@trade.gov or 801-524-3092.


Detailed Event Information For Data Privacy Seminar Detailed Event Information For Data Privacy Seminar
Data Privacy Seminar -- Biotechnology, Consumer Electronics, Computer Software, Drugs/Pharmaceuticals, Electronic Commerce, General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Information Services, Medical Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries
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Location/Date: Waltham, MA, United States 03/25/2013 - 03/25/2013
Event Summary:
Do you have questions about data privacy or Safe Harbor regulations? Join us get your questions answered by the experts! This seminar will feature several data privacy experts from the International Trade Administration (ITA) at the U.S. Department of Commerce, including: Keynote: Cameron Kerry, General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce, on protecting privacy and preserving the free flow of data with the EU. Caitlin Fennessy, Business and Industry Analyst, Office of Technology and Electronic Commerce from ITA, will talk about implementation and next steps for the APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules System Christopher Hoff, Safe Harbor Administrator from ITA, will provide an overview of the U.S.-EU and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks

Contacts:
James Paul, Boston
USEAC Director
Phone: 617-565-4304
James.Paul@trade.gov
Melissa Branzburg, Boston
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 617-565-4309
Melissa.Branzburg@trade.gov
Christopher Hoff, Info/Comm Tech & Ecommerce
Business and Industry Specialist
Phone: 202-482-3120
Christopher.Hoff@trade.gov