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November 21, 2017


Interested in Administering the Survey of International Air Travelers (SIAT)?
Respond to SIAT RFI by December 7, 2017


The National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) is excited to announce the issuance of a Request for Information (RFI) for the Survey of International Air Travelers (SIAT) (


This RFI proposes the development and deployment of the SIAT and offers the opportunity for interested individuals and organizations to identify actions that have the potential to accelerate the development, rigorous evaluation, and widespread adoption of high-impact survey technologies.


The focus of this RFI is on determining the best approach for survey design, development, deployment, data collection, processing, and dissemination. Results of the RFI will enable improvements in reliability and an increase in cost efficiency to improve or replace the SIAT, including improved data on expenditures and travel characteristics on overseas and Mexico (air) travelers traveling to and from the United States (current trip).


The results of this RFI will help NTTO determine how many sources are interested, the level of experience and qualifications, and whether this procurement is suitable as a small business set-aside.Results will help improve the quality of data on international travel to and from the United States used by the government and industry. And will be used to inform the next request for proposals for the SIAT program.


For more on the SIAT Program, please visit:


For more on the SIAT RFI, please visit:


The closing date for this RFI is December 7, 2017. Please be sure to share this opportunity with your partners and stakeholders.