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Travel & Tourism
Our team of U.S. and international industry specialists are dedicated to enhancing the global competitiveness of the U.S. travel and tourism industry, expanding market access, and increasing exports. The Travel & Tourism team uses our presence in 200 global cities to help you foster new business relationships and expand the world-wide presence of U.S. firms.
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Go West Summit
The Go West Summit is the single source for international tour operators to design, develop, and maintain an American West tourism product. Join our US Embassy staff to discuss market potential for your destination and attractions at Go West. Our US Embassy staff can help with introductions to travel agents, media, etc in their local market.
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Current U.S. Government Coronavirus Information

Travel & Tourism Industry

Did you know: In 2018, Travel and tourism accounted for 2.9% of U.S. GDP, and travel and tourism is the largest service subsector of the U.S. economy. It remains a larger contributor than many significant industries, including agriculture, mining, or utilities. International visitors spend more than $250 billion in the U.S. annually, and the United States leads the world in global tourism receipts, commanding a 14.8% share of world traveler spending. 

Our team of U.S. and international industry specialists are dedicated to enhancing the global competitiveness of the U.S. travel and tourism industry, expanding market access and increasing exports.   Official U.S. Government statistics can identify targeted markets to help locate your international customers.   Selected industry events enable you to find business partnerships.  Meet with travel and tourism professionals throughout the US and around the globe to help you foster new business relationships and bring international visitors to your destination.  

How Can We Help You Attract International Visitors?

Our team members are experts in international business development and your best resource for business growth and job creation. Learn more about the ways we can assist your firm:
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Market Intelligence
Our travel and tourism specialists on-the-ground in overseas markets prepare short, concise market intelligence reports so that you can learn about your product’s potential in a given market, the market’s business practices, and best prospects for success.
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Trade Counseling
International Trade Specialists are available to discuss your company’s exporting needs. Locate an industry specialist near you.
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Our Services
From counseling, to matchmaking, to market intelligence, our global network of trade professionals - located throughout the United States and in nearly 80 countries - can help you attract international visitors.