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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 Business Opportunities in Qatar Related to 2022 World Cup and Beyond Detailed Event Information For Business Opportunities in Qatar Related to 2022 World Cup and Beyond
Business Opportunities in Qatar Related to 2022 World Cup and Beyond -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Eq., Building Products, Education/Training Services, Financial Services, General Science & Technology, General Services, Hotel/Restaurant Eq., Sporting Goods/Recreational Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries
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Location/Date: Los Angeles, CA, United States 02/18/2013 - 02/18/2013
Event Summary:
The US Commercial Service will be hosting a breakfast meeting on Monday February 18, 2013 featuring a delegation of Qatari business and government leaders co-led by Mr. Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General, Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee and U.S. Ambassador to Qatar, Dr. Susan L. Ziadeh. US companies are encouraged to participate to learn about upcoming opportunities in Qatar as they prepare for the 2022 World Cup and implement the Emir's 2030 Vision Statement. This event will include a presentation from our guests as they outline the vision for Qatar and a Q&A session with participations. There will also be an opportunity to network with members of this high-level delegation.

Contacts:
Robert Dunn, Belgrade
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: +381-11-706-4072
Robert.Dunn@trade.gov
Rachid Sayouty, Los Angeles (Downtown)
USEAC Director
Phone: 213-894-4022
Rachid.Sayouty@trade.gov
Terri Batch, Los Angeles (West)
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 310-235-7212
Terri.Batch@trade.gov
Rafael Patino, Santo Domingo
Commercial Officer
Phone: 809-481-2315
Rafael.Patino@trade.gov