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June 09, 2014

Webinar: International Travel & Tourism Markets - India to the United States

The U.S. Department of Commerce, National Travel & Tourism Office (NTTO) and the Global Markets Travel & Tourism Team are pleased to present an opportunity to learn about the fourth fastest international arrivals market to the United States - India. This program will be offered on June 18, 2014 at 8am EDT.

India generated over 859,000 travelers to the United States in 2013, up19% over 2012. Since 2003, arrivals from India are up 216% through 2013. The NTTO has forecast this market to grow by 54% between 2013 and 2018. The preliminary spending estimate for Indian visitors to and within the United States was $5.6 billion in 2013, up 360% since 2003. Learn more about the key traveler characteristics of visitors from India over time and how to use this information to tailor your promotions, marketing and communications approach to this country. Global Markets, India Visit USA Committee and Brand USA representatives will also provide information on working in this market.

To register for this event and for more details, please go to: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/event/editWebReg.do?SmartCode=4Q5B

June 18, 2014 8:00am - 9:00am EDT (U.S.)
Event Cost: $50

Webinar Call-in & log-in information will be sent after registration and payment are received.

For questions, please contact Anastasia Xenias, PhD, at 212-482-1856 or Anastasia.Xenias@trade.gov or Ron Erdmann at 202-482-4554 or Ron.Erdmann@trade.gov.

To learn more about the visitors from India in 2012, go to: https://travel.trade.gov/outreachpages/download_data_table/2012_India_Market_Profile.pdf

During the webinar, the new 2013 data will be provided.

For other information on international arrivals, spending, forecasts, and other market research on international travel to the United States, go to: https://travel.trade.gov/outreachpages/inbound.general_information.inbound_overview.html

To learn more about the Global Markets Offices in India, go to: http://www.export.gov/india/

To learn about the India Visit USA Committee, go to: http://www.vusa.in/

Global Markets Background
Global Markets is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. Global Markets 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 http://www.export.gov/industry/travel. See also https://www.trade.gov/cs

U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, National Travel & Tourism Office (NTTO), 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Mail Stop 10003, Washington, DC 20230; Phone:(202) 482-0140; Fax: (202) 482-2887; Email: ntto@trade.gov