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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.

Learn more about what we can do for you:

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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, david.fiscus@trade.gov or 801-524-3092.


Detailed Event Information For Business Opportunities in Jamaica Webinar Detailed Event Information For Business Opportunities in Jamaica Webinar
Business Opportunities in Jamaica Webinar -- Agricultural Machinery & Eq., Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Building Products, Chemical Production Machinery, Construction Eq., Drugs/Pharmaceuticals, Electrical Power Systems, Machine Tools/Metalworking Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries
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Location/Date: Wheeling, WV, United States 02/20/2014 - 02/20/2014
Event Summary:
The United States is Jamaica's largest trading partner, accounting for almost 40% of Jamaica's total trade. A small economy of 2.8 million people and $15 billion GDP, Jamaica's geographic proximity and historically strong links with the United States have encouraged a wide range of U.S. investors and exporters to enter the Jamaican market. Best prospects sectors for US exports include: Agriculture; Pharmaceuticals/Chemicals; Machinery/Transportation Equipment; Consumer Products and Tourism; ICT; Automobiles; Energy Production; and Telecommunications. Join us for the “Business Opportunities in Jamaica Webinar” on Thursday, February 20, 2014. This fifth chapter of the Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Webinar Series will bring you the latest on Jamaica's growth and the opportunities this market offers American companies in a variety of industries.

Contacts:
David Royce, North Texas
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 817-684-5354
David.Royce@trade.gov
Diego Gattesco, Wheeling
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 304 243 5493
Diego.Gattesco@trade.gov