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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.

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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 Visit USA 2014 (TFC Event) Detailed Event Information For Visit USA 2014 (TFC Event)
Visit USA 2014 (TFC Event) -- Travel and Tourism Industries
Location/Date: Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 05/12/2014 - 05/23/2014
Event Summary:
VISIT USA is the largest event organized by Commercial Service Brazil. It is designed to promote U.S. Travel & Tourism destinations, attractions, theme parks and all kinds of travel services and products to the Brazilian travel market. The Commercial Service will recruit US Exhibitors and/or its representatives in Brazil to participate in the VISIT USA Show; advertise the events throughout Brazil; invite thousands of local travel agents to attend the events in both Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo: organize press functions and conferences during VISIT USA events; organize incentive and corporate functions; organize one-on-one meetings. The Commercial Service is the show organizer for the VISIT USA 2014 in Brazil. VISIT USA 2014 will be held in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo on May 19-23 2014. The official program will include workshop and educational seminars in both cities, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo; a tour operator dinner in Rio and a media lunch in São Paulo. Each Exhibitor will pay a total of $4,000 for two table tops (one in Rio de Janeiro and one in São Paulo)plus two educational seminars (one in Rio de Janeiro and one in São Paulo).

Contacts:
Jussara Haddad, Sao Paulo
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 55/11/3250-5074
Jussara.Haddad@trade.gov
Thales Demarchi, Sao Paulo
Commercial Assistant
Phone: +55 11 3250-5471
Thales.Demarchi@trade.gov