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 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.

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

Phone: 909/393-6100
Ricardo Pelaez, Lima
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: (51 1) 618-2442