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August 18, 2005
Promote Yourself to Latin American Market: La Cumbre 2005 in Houston
La Cumbre – The Americas Summit is the marketplace for travel professionals from throughout the Americas. Three days of pre-scheduled business appointments, networking opportunities and seminars, including the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of Travel & Tourism Industries’ (OTTI) annual release of the region’s most recent demographics, spending patterns, emerging markets, and country-by-country economic projections.
For more information on the Latin American travel market to the U.S., please visit the following link: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/outreachpages/index.html.
For a preview of OTTI’s annual forecast on Latin America, which will be discussed at the La Cumbre presentation, visit the (OTTI) website at: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/view/f-2005-05-001/index.html.
The most recent monthly 2005 arrivals data indicates more than 12 million international visitors traveled to the United States during the first four months of 2005, an increase of eight percent over the same period in 2004. Highlights of April 2005 and YTD International Arrivals to the United States include:
The May 2005 arrivals data will be released before La Cumbre. To see this data, go to: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/view/m-2005-I-001/index.html.
It is not too late to register to attend this important international conference. Please contact the La Cumbre staff to be part of the growing Latin American market to the country.
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