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April 09, 2012

Recorded Webinar: International Travel & Tourism Markets Japan to the United States

The U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI) and the U.S. Commercial Service Travel & Tourism Team are pleased to present a recorded webinar about America's largest overseas visitor market in terms of spending: Japan.

What are Japanese travelers looking for when they're considering a long-haul trip? What can you expect when working with Japanese tour operators?

Originally presented on April 3, 2012, this recorded webinar presents data and analysis on Japanese inbound tourism to the United States, as well as opportunities and strategies to attract Japanese travelers.

This market intelligence webinar offers a profile of the Japanese traveler, insight on travel distribution in Japan, as well as ideas for specific opportunities for you to promote your travel and tourism products to this highly lucrative market.

Richard Champley, Senior Research Analyst of the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, Helen Peterson, Commercial Officer and Tamami Honda, Commercial Specialist at the U.S. Commercial Service in Tokyo and Hiro Kosugi, Chair, Visit USA Committee/Japan and Regional Director, Global Sales - Japan and Korea, Marriott International, Inc., were all presenters on this webinar.

To purchase a Net Replay copy of this webinar, or for more details about the program's speakers, click here: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/newWebinarRegistration.jsp?SmartCode=1QBR

Event Cost: $25

A Net Replay will be sent after registration and payment is received.

For questions, please contact Anastasia Xenias, PhD, at 212-482-1856 (Anastasia.xenias@trade.gov) or Richard Champley at 202-482-4753 (richard.champley@trade.gov) in the United States or Tamami Honda at 81-3-3224-5876 (tamami.honda@trade.gov ) in Japan.

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 non-resident arrivals data tables that provide monthly estimates on the number of international visitors, and the rate of change each month and year-to-date, please visit: https://travel.trade.gov/view/m-2011-I-001/index.html

For more detail information on the U.S. international travel to the U.S., please visit: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/outreachpages/inbound.general_information.inbound_overview.html

The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in more than 100 U.S. cities and in nearly 80 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to new global markets. Their website address is: https://www.trade.gov/cs/

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