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 China International Boat Show 2013 Detailed Event Information For China International Boat Show 2013
China International Boat Show 2013 -- Automobile/Light Truck/Vans, Electrical Power Systems, Furniture, General Consumer Goods, Pleasure Boats/Accessories, Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Sporting Goods/Recreational Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries
Location/Date: Shanghai, China 04/11/2013 - 04/14/2013
Event Summary:
The China International Boat Show 2013 (CIBS 2013) will be held April 11-14, 2013 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center in Shanghai, China. U.S. manufacturers of and suppliers to the product categories below should plan to participate in CIBS 2013! • Boats and luxury yachts (motor and sailing boats, super yachts, dinghies, pleasure and cruise boats); • Components and equipment (power plants and propulsion equipment, communication and navigation equipment, on-board fittings and furnishings, etc.); • Water sports (canoes and kayaks, diving, windsurfing, water skiing equipment, tours and sailing schools, on-board health and gym equipment); • Marine, leisure and services; • Tourism (hotels and resorts, charter companies, etc.); and • Lifestyle (fashion, luxury accessories, interior design and furniture). CIBS 2013 is a comprehensive display of China's boat industry chain, offering hundreds of boats on display, and several exhibition halls featuring thousands of products covering equipment, technology, supplies and services. Anyone with a personal or professional interest in recreational boating knows that CIBS is the annual meeting point for Asia. Whether to do business or to satisfy a passion, whether to refresh networking opportunities or simply to be part of a community, visitors to CIBS acknowledge that the event has grown into a platform and milestone event for everybody in the industry, from insiders to the stylish jet-set, from traders to wealthy individuals, from maritime administration to families … you will find them all at CIBS 2013.

Contacts:
Deborah Semb, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0677
Deborah.Semb@trade.gov
Vivien Bao, Shanghai
Commercial Specialist
Phone: (86-21)6279-8766
Vivien.Bao@trade.gov
Victoria Ma, Team4Dragons

Phone: 909/393-6100
info@team4dragons.com
Ricardo Pelaez, Lima
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: (51 1) 618-2442
Ricardo.Pelaez@trade.gov