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June 16, 2010

International Travel & Tourism: 2009 Year in Review Webinar Registration

After four years of record-setting arrivals to the country, the U.S. and world economics caught up with the global travel market and had a dramatic impact on the United States. Register for the upcoming webinar and learn what happened in 2009 – hear first-hand which markets had the greatest impact in terms of arrivals, spending and more.

In cooperation with the U.S. Commercial Service, the Office of Travel & Tourism Industries will share year-end data for 2009 with you and talk about the changes that occurred in travel to the United States last year. This is the first in what is planned to be a series of webinars that will discuss changes occurring in international travel to the United States. Starting with the big picture, future webinars will focus on specific markets, sectors and even a forecast for travel to the U.S. over the next several years for the top inbound travel markets.

Please join us for the first of these webinars and hear a review of international travel to the U.S. for 2009. The details:

Tuesday June 29th 2010
12:00pm-1:00pm EDT, 9:00am-10:00am PDT
Event Cost: $50

Webinar call-in & log-in information will be sent after registration is received. For questions please contact Anastasia Xenias, PhD, at 212-482-1856 or Julie Heizer at 202-482-4904.

To register, go to: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/newWebinarRegistration.jsp?SmartCode=0QA2

OTTI Background
Industry & Analysis’ Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI) collects, analyzes and disseminates international travel and tourism statistics for the U.S. Travel and Tourism Statistical System. To view the OTTI U.S. departure data tables that provide monthly estimates of U.S. air travel abroad by world region and the rate of change each month and year-to-date, please visit: <https://travel.trade.gov/view/m-2010-O-001/index.html>.

For more detail information on the U.S. international travel abroad research program, please visit: <http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/research/programs/i92/index.html>.

U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI), 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room 1003, Washington, DC 20230; Phone:(202) 482-0140; Fax: (202) 482-2887; Website: www.tinet.ita.doc.gov; Email: Otti@trade.gov