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:

Wow! OUTDOOR FUN | China | September 8-18, 2015

The U.S. Commercial Service and Visit USA China committee is organizing a China-wide Tourism Promotion Mission (WoW!) focusing on Outdoor Fun in Shanghai, Chengdu, Wuhan, Shenyang and Beijing from September 8th to September 17th, 2015 for U.S. tourism clients and trade promoters including U.S. CVBs, State tourism agencies, airlines, tour operators and other tourism suppliers, service providers and promotion entities.

The WoW Outdoor Mission Offers:

  • Develop U.S. tourism client relationships with local key governmental contacts
  • Develop U.S. tourism client relationships with local major outbound tour industries, including tour operators
  • Identify and establish U.S. tourism client presence in China’s best prospective tourism markets
  • Promote U.S. tourism interests
  • Promote U.S. and China trade relationship

Dates:

  • September 8 – Shanghai
  • September 10 – Chengdu
  • September 14 – Wuhan
  • September 16 – Shenyang
  • September 18 – Beijing

Participation Fee / Each City:

  • VisitUSA China Committee Members: $800.00
  • None-VisitUSA China Committee Members: $1000.00

Learn more about the event by clicking here.


Contacts for each city:

Beijing Stop
Ms. Wei Jing
010 8531 4296
18614095876 / 13810497254
Jing.wei@trade.gov

Shanghai Stop
Ms. Stellar Chu
021 6279 8726
Stellar.chu@trade.gov

Wuhan Stop
Ms. Wang Jing
027 8555 7791 – 808
Jing.wang@trade.gov

Chengdu Stop
Ms. Fan Li
028 8558 3992
li.fan@trade.gov

Shenyang Stop
Ms. Andrea Shen
024 2322 1198
Andrea.Shen@trade.gov

 


Detailed Event Information For Discover Global Tourism Markets: Tourism Forecast 2014-2018 Detailed Event Information For Discover Global Tourism Markets: Tourism Forecast 2014-2018
Discover Global Tourism Markets: Tourism Forecast 2014-2018 -- Travel and Tourism Industries
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Location/Date: Washington, DC, United States 02/20/2014 - 02/20/2014
Event Summary:
Discover Global Tourism Markets: International Travel and Tourism Forecast 2014-2018. On February 20, 2014 at 12:00pm (noon) EST, the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) and the Commercial Service Travel & Tourism Team hosted a webinar on international travel and tourism markets. The focus of this webinar is NTTO's 5-year Travel Forecast for International Travel developed for 2014-2018. The Forecast for International Travel is prepared by NTTO staff using economic/demographic/social factors, Commerce historical visitation trends, input from DOC's U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service staff abroad, and other numerous and varied sources. The Forecast is based on a country-level, bottom-up consensus approach by the forecast team. Each team member develops independent country-level estimates for the top 40 visitor origin markets based on numerous quantitative data and qualitative information. These 40 markets account for 95 percent of total international arrivals. This recorded webinar will enable participants to get a better understanding of the Forecast for each of the top ten and other select visitor origin markets, including the assumptions behind the forecasts. Please join us for the next of these travel and tourism industry webinars. The details: recorded on February 20, 2014 12:00pm-1:00pm EST Event Cost: $50 ($25 for recording) Webinar netreplay link will be sent after registration is received. For questions, please contact Anastasia Xenias, PhD, at anastasia.xenias@trade.gov or 212-809-2685, julie.heizer@trade.gov, or ron.erdmann@trade.gov

Contacts:
Anastasia Xenias, New York
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 212-809-2685
Anastasia.Xenias@trade.gov
Ron Erdmann, Office of Tourism
Deputy Director
Phone: 202-482-4554
Ron.Erdmann@trade.gov
Julie Heizer, Office of Tourism
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-4904
Julie.Heizer@trade.gov