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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:

FEATURED EVENT

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 TTG Incontri 2014 (TFC Event) Detailed Event Information For TTG Incontri 2014 (TFC Event)
TTG Incontri 2014 (TFC Event) -- Travel and Tourism Industries
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Location/Date: Rimini Fiera, Italy 10/09/2014 - 10/11/2014
Event Summary:
TTG Incontri is the most important and international B2B fair for the Italian tourism industry. Taking place each October, the event continues to grow every year in size, in importance, in exhibitor/visitor quality, and in the number of business opportunities offered. *TTG Incontri is participating for the second year in the Trade Fair Certification program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The three-day event presents the most important new features of tourism operators to the market: more than 42,000 participants, more than 1,000 direct exhibitors and a total of 2,400 companies, representing 100 countries.

Contacts:
Helen Simpson-Davis, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-1882
Helen.Simpson-Davis@trade.gov
Luisa Salomoni, Milan
Budget Assistant
Phone: Direct +39 02 6268 8525 or Main +39 02 6268 851
Luisa.Salomoni@trade.gov
Michael Walsh, B-FOR INTERNATIONAL

Phone: 1-540-373-9935
mwalsh@exhibitpro.com