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

 


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The China Incentive Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (CIBT&ME) (TFC Event) -- Travel and Tourism Industries
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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