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.
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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, firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-524-3092.
|International Travel and Tourism Markets: Focus on Taiwan -- Travel and Tourism Industries|
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The U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI) and the U.S. Commercial Service Travel & Tourism Team are pleased to present a webinar on the latest market to going the Visa Waiver Program: Taiwan.
Recorded on April 29, 2013 at 6:00pm Eastern Time (US), this webinar presents data and analysis on Taiwanese inbound tourism to the United States, as well as opportunities and strategies to attract Taiwanese travelers.
This market intelligence webinar offers a profile of the Taiwanese traveler, insight on travel distribution in Taiwan, as well as ideas for specific opportunities for you to promote your travel and tourism products.
Taiwan has generated nearly 300,000 travelers each year since 2004. Since 2003, arrivals from Taiwan are up 21% through 2011. OTTI had forecast it to grow by 47% between 2011 and 2017, but now that the market has Visa Waiver Status it will be interesting to see how this market changes. The preliminary spending estimate for Taiwanese visitors to and within the United States was $1.2 billion in 2012, up 80% since 2003. Learn more about the key traveler characteristics of the Taiwanese visitors over time and how to use this information to tailor your approach to this country.
|Anastasia Xenias, New York|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|Scott Pozil, Moscow|
Deputy Senior Commercial Officer
|Ron Erdmann, Office of Tourism|
|Julie Heizer, Office of Tourism|
International Trade Specialist
|Mei Mei Wang, Taipei|
Senior Commercial Specialist
Phone: 886-2-2720-1550 ext. 309