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 Trade Winds 2014 – The Americas Webinar Series Detailed Event Information For Trade Winds 2014 – The Americas Webinar Series
Trade Winds 2014 – The Americas Webinar Series -- Agricultural Machinery & Eq., Construction Eq., Defense Industry Eq., Electrical Power Systems, Medical Eq., Mining Industry Eq., Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Wheeling, WV, United States 12/18/2013 - 02/19/2014
Event Summary:
The United States has implemented 12 bilateral or multilateral reciprocal trade agreements with countries in the Western Hemisphere, including the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR), and bilateral FTAs with Chile, Peru, Colombia and Panama. In 2012, U.S. exports to South and Central America plus the Caribbean totaled $205 billion. This Webinar Series will help you to explore the opportunities these agreements have for your company; where to start or how to increase your market share in Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru and Chile. Trade Winds 2014 - The Americas Webinar Series will provide valuable insights to new and experienced exporters who will gain knowledge of the export opportunities in this dynamic region. Companies will learn about the best prospects, financial and legal considerations and marketing strategies in 5 countries of the Western Hemisphere. Participants will also understand and appreciate the cultural differences, economic conditions and technological capabilities of potential partners. This five-part webinar series is also a venue to prepare participating U.S. companies for a more successful experience during the upcoming Trade Winds – The Americas being held on May 13-22, 2014 in Bogota, Colombia, with optional stops in Panama, Ecuador, Peru and Chile.

Contacts:
Leandro Solorzano, Fort Lauderdale
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 954-356-6647
Leandro.Solorzano@trade.gov
Diego Gattesco, Wheeling
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 304 243 5493
Diego.Gattesco@trade.gov