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:

Travel & Tourism Show | Chile | August 10-11, 2015

Join the U.S. Commercial Service and BrandUSA to explore opportunities to promote U.S. tourism in Chile – the only Visa Waiver country in Latin America. Be a part of this Business Development Program. Each participating company will receive:

  • One-on-one meetings with tour operators
  • Round table presentations for travel agents
  • Participation in all related events
  • A conference call with trade experts stationed in Chile and, optionally, Argentina and Uruguay, to review your specific goals and objectives.
  • U.S. Embassy rates with local hotel (must book through U.S. Commercial Service, e-mail us for details)

Dates: August 10-11, 2015
Cost:
$1.000.00 per company
Learn more
about the event by clicking here.
Register for the event
: isabel.valenzuela@trade.gov


Detailed Event Information For Boost your Bottom Line with the U.S. - Chile Free Trade Agreement Webinar Detailed Event Information For Boost your Bottom Line with the U.S. - Chile Free Trade Agreement Webinar
Boost your Bottom Line with the U.S. - Chile Free Trade Agreement Webinar -- Agricultural Machinery & Eq., Construction Eq., Electrical Power Systems, Food Processing/Packaging Eq., Medical Eq., Mining Industry Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries, Water Resources Eq./Services
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Wheeling, WV, United States 02/19/2014 - 02/19/2014
Event Summary:
As the United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement (FTA) concludes its 10th year, commercial trade, both in products and services, continues to be a resounding success. As of January 1, 2004, duties were reduced to zero on 90% of U.S. exports to Chile with all remaining tariffs to be phased out by 2015. In 2012, United States exports to Chile exceeded $19 billion and the United States remains the single largest direct investor in Chile, representing 24.2% of all net foreign direct investment, from 1974 to 2010. Spain follows closely with 20.8%, and Canada is third at 18.5%. Join us for the “Boost your Bottom Line with the U.S. - Chile Free Trade Agreement Webinar” on Wednesday, February 19. This last chapter of the Trade Winds 2014 – The Americas Webinar Series will bring you the latest on Ecuador's growth and the opportunities this market offer to American companies in many industries.

Contacts:
Leandro Solorzano, Fort Lauderdale
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 954-356-6647
Leandro.Solorzano@trade.gov
Diego Gattesco, Wheeling
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 304 243 5493
Diego.Gattesco@trade.gov