U.S. Commercial Service Travel & Tourism Newsletter - February 22

Spotlight Event

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Reno, Nevada
February 13 - 17, 2022

A premier travel trade marketplace produced by International Tourism Marketing, Go West Summit 2022 brings together the highest quality suppliers in the western states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming to promote their offerings and secure international travel bookings. The U.S. Commercial Service assists in bringing buyers and travel media from around the world to meet and do business with U.S.-based receptive tour operators and suppliers from the American West.

Staff from the U.S. Commercial Service will be on hand to counsel U.S. Suppliers on our services. Please direct any questions to Aron.Davidson@trade.gov

Upcoming Webinars

International arrivals

Overview of National Travel and Tourism Office Data Visualization Monitors

The National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) developed several data visualization tools to help Destination Marketing Organizations and other Travel & Tourism professionals better understand international visitation trends. These tools can be accessed by going to the NTTO Monitors-Interactive Data Tools tab found on NTTO’s research home page or by going to each Research Program landing page.

The goal of this free event is to demonstrate NTTO tools that can help you:

  • Visualize who is coming to your region from anywhere in the world
  • Leverage statistics to define your strengths and look for opportunities
  • Use these tools to target and attract specific types of international visitors

Click above to mark your Outlook calendar and join event on February 23rd.

 To join the day of click  HERE

Monitors demonstrated include:

  • COVID-19 Travel Industry Monitor tracks the economic effects of COVID-19 on the travel industry.
  • ADIS/I-94 Visitor Arrivals Monitor (COR) illustrates visitation to the United States based on a Visitor's Country of Residence.
  • SIAT Inbound Survey Monitor enables users to interactively analyze the characteristics of overseas visitors from world Regions and countries to the United States at the national, state, and MSA level.
  • APIS/I92 Monitor enables users to interactively analyze U.S.-International Air Travel Statistics between the United and the rest of the world at the Country/City/Airport level of detail.
  • Monthly Trade Monitor summarizes monthly U.S. travel and tourism-related exports, imports, and the balance of trade.

Location - Virtual (Webex)
February 23, 2022 | 2:00 p.m. EST

Questions? Contact  Anastasia Mukherjee - (803) 312-5059

USA Travel Show - Nordic Region

The USA Travel Show is the premier opportunity for U.S. destinations and hospitality brands to meet face to face with the Scandinavian travel trade and media. The annual show is organized and executed by Atlantic Link on behalf of Discover America Denmark. Strategic partners include Brand USA and the U.S. Travel Association.

This exciting day brings together the biggest players in the travel industry to discuss trends, challenges, innovations, and opportunities to grow visitation to the United States from the Nordic Region. It is a day filled with various activities both media and travel agents can participate in.

Latest Market Intelligence Reports

International Travel Policy Updates

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is requiring all NON-US nationals crossing at our land border ports of entry to show proof of vaccination. This change does not apply to US nationals (citizens, green card holders, etc.). There is no COVID testing requirement, only proof of vaccination.

For more information on International Travel, CDC Guidelines and What is considered Fully Vaccinated, see the following resources:

EDA Travel, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Grant Applications Still Being Accepted

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Through the Travel, Tourism & Outdoor Recreation program, EDA is focused on accelerating the recovery of communities that rely on the travel, tourism and outdoor recreation sectors. 

Fore additional EDA grants available for community and DMO recovery click here.

IPW 2022

The U.S. Travel Association’s IPW will take place June 4-8, 2022 in Orlando. As the leading inbound travel trade show, IPW will provide an in-person platform to conduct business and renew our relationships around the world. Please visit IPW for additional information and registration.

IPW 2022

International Trade Administration Travel and Tourism Resources

The International Trade Administration offers a range of industry expertise and business development opportunities for U.S. travel and tourism organizations including travel and tourism statistics, market intelligence, and trade events leveraging our National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) and the U.S. Commercial Service’s worldwide network located in 100 offices nationwide and in more than 70 international offices.

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