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 The China Incentive Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (CIBT&ME) (TFC Event) Detailed Event Information For The China Incentive Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (CIBT&ME) (TFC Event)
The China Incentive Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (CIBT&ME) (TFC Event) -- Travel and Tourism Industries
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Beijing, China 09/17/2014 - 09/19/2014
Event Summary:
CIBTM is the largest and most established annual trade exhibition dedicated to the Business Travel, Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Events Industry in China and Asia. CIBTM brings together international, regional and local suppliers of MICE products (including destinations, venues, hotels and attractions) with over 4,000 international and regional senior-level buyers and local trade visitors. The 3 day event with its internationally acclaimed Hosted Buyer program provides the best opportunity to do business either on the exhibition floor or through a series of networking events. In addition, CIBTM provides the opportunity for professional development through a highly focused education program aimed at levels of industry professionals. CIBTM is part of the global portfolio of meetings and incentive events organized by Reed Travel Exhibitions that includes EIBTM, GIBTM, AIME, the newly launched AIBTM, and the annual ICCA Congress exhibition. CIBTM is co-hosted by the Beijing Tourism Administration and is focused on driving the growth of the Business Tourism and MICE industries across China. Leading international professional associations provide access to knowledge, business contacts and expertise to help develop and build a well trained local workforce to enable China to compete effectively in the global market.

Contacts:
Helen Simpson-Davis, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-1882
Helen.Simpson-Davis@trade.gov
Val Huston, Beijing
Deputy Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: (86-10) 8531-4612
Val.Huston@trade.gov
Rosemary Gallant, Jakarta
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: 62 21 5262850 x 3001
Rosemary.Gallant@trade.gov
Geoffrey Sauer, Reed Travel Exhibitions

Phone: 1-203-840-5404
GSauer@reedexpo.com