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


  • 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

Shanghai Stop
Ms. Stellar Chu
021 6279 8726

Wuhan Stop
Ms. Wang Jing
027 8555 7791 – 808

Chengdu Stop
Ms. Fan Li
028 8558 3992

Shenyang Stop
Ms. Andrea Shen
024 2322 1198


Detailed Event Information For International Travel and Tourism Markets: Mexico (recording) Detailed Event Information For International Travel and Tourism Markets: Mexico (recording)
International Travel and Tourism Markets: Mexico (recording) -- Travel and Tourism Industries
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: New York, NY, United States 02/27/2013 - 02/27/2013
Event Summary:
This is a recorded webinar. The U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI) and the U.S. Commercial Service Travel & Tourism Team are pleased to present a webinar about the second largest tourism market to America: Mexico. The program was recorded on February 27, 2013 at 12:00pm Eastern time (9:00am Pacific). This webinar will cover international arrivals from Mexico, U.S. destinations most visited, spending patterns, trends highlighting critical data and market intelligence and practical market entry advice. • Mexico is the second largest market for visitor volume, visitor spending, and travel trade surplus. • Hear some expected trends for inbound travel from Mexico to the United States from U.S. Commercial Service Officers in Mexico City. • Learn from the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries how to use available data and analysis to make better decisions, and the 2012 Fall Travel Forecast for Mexico and the positives and negatives influencing the Forecast. • Hear from Discover America Mexico on how to make your international marketing efforts more effective.

Anastasia Xenias, New York
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 212-809-2685
Juan Carlos Ruiz, Mexico City
Commercial Assistant
Phone: 011-52-55-5140-2654
Julie Heizer, Office of Tourism
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-4904