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 JATA Travel Showcase 2013 Detailed Event Information For JATA Travel Showcase 2013
JATA Travel Showcase 2013 -- Travel and Tourism Industries
Location/Date: Tokyo, Japan 09/12/2013 - 09/15/2013
Event Summary:
The Japan Association of Travel Agents is organizing JATA Travel Showcase 2013 from September 12-15, 2013 at the Tokyo Big Sight East Exhibitions Hall. The event consists of the “International Tourism Forum” to discuss issues on the development of the tourism industry, the “International Business Meeting” where international sellers and buyers gather for new business opportunities, and the “Travel Showcase” were over 1000 companies from over 150 countries and regions exhibit for the showcase. Targeted exhibitors include tourist agencies; tourist bureaus and embassies; government administration offices; prefectures and municipalities; transportation companies including airlines, railways, buses, cruises and rental cars; lodging establishments, tour operators, travel agency IT support businesses; and media. Over 125,000 visitors attended the event in 2012.

Contacts:
Helen Simpson-Davis, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-1882
Helen.Simpson-Davis@trade.gov
Stephen Anderson, Tokyo
Commercial Officer
Phone: (+81) 3-3224-5058
Stephen.Anderson@trade.gov
Mr. Mitsuteru Hada, AVIAREPS

Phone: 81-3-3225-0008
mhada@aviareps.com