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January 31, 2012

Two Opportunities for Outreach in International Markets: Catalog Shows in India and Denmark

The U.S. Department of Commerce would like to invite all U.S. travel and tourism organizations to exhibit in two U.S. Catalog Show events:

  1. SATTE 2012 -- February 10-12 in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
  2. Ferie for Alle (Vacation for All) -- February 24-26 in Herning, Denmark

SATTE 2012:
SATTE, a U.S. Department of Commerce-certified trade show, is a business development and sales exhibition and conference; and in its 19th edition is the biggest Travel & Tourism networking forum in India. SATTE 2011 hosted buyers from 33 countries and 80 cities of India and had a total of 6,403 buyers. SATTE 2012 aims to feature over 600 exhibitors. Detailed information on the show is available at www.satte.org.

Your benefits as a U.S. Catalog Show exhibitor:

  • A special discounted price of $500
  • Publicity through a high impact email campaign to generate interest
  • Opportunity to showcase your company and products to key decision-makers
  • Advantage of high visibility and mindshare as part of a large U.S. Commercial Service booth

India Tourism Market Highlights:
India has emerged as a major player in the travel and tourism sector - as a destination, and as a leading generator of travel.

  • Over 12 million Indians traveled abroad last year
  • Over 1.08 million Indian tourists travelled to The Americas, mainly North America in 2010 accounting for 9% of total outbound travel
  • As per the World Tourism Organization India will account for 50 million outbound tourists by 2020
  • With India's outbound travel growing exponentially, travel and tourism to the US will grow significantly

For more information about international inbound travel from India to the United States, please visit: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/outreachpages/download_data_table/2010_India_Market_Profile.pdf

Register here: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/newWebinarRegistration.jsp?SmartCode=1QBU

Ferie for Alle:
Please consider participation in the USA Catalogue Distribution Program at Ferie for Alle (Vacation for All), being held February 24-26, 2012 in Herning, Denmark.

Your material will be distributed at the U.S. Embassy booth - an integrated area of the USA pavilion. The booth is staffed by Travel & Tourism Specialists from the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen.

Send us your PR material and we will do the rest! Staff will showcase your destination and distribute your brochures and PR items - an easy and affordable opportunity to increase visibility and attract your share of the 250,000 Danes who travel to the United States every year.

Get access to Danish travel trade, too! Registrants will also receive a list of the Top 10 Danish tour operators with contact details and company summaries.

Participation fee: $200

For more information, please contact: Peter.Strandby@trade.gov

Manufacturing and Services' 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>.

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