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An information service from the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries
November 12, 2002
The U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI) released the Brazil Travel Recovery Barometer Survey covering travel demand during the third and fourth quarter of 2002.
- The Brazil report is available in both English and Portuguese. The Portuguese version is published and provided to the in-country Brazilian travel trade that participated in the Barometer program.
- The report covers travel demand in the fourth quarter of 2002 (October, November, and December) and the third quarter 2002 (July, August, and September).
- Destination results are also available for the first time. Demand for travel to several states and cities were included in the latest Barometer survey. State and city specific results are reported in the Destination Subscription.
- Destination specific forecast questions and customized questions may now be added to future surveys. To get further information, please view the subscription details on the OTTI web site at http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/recovery.
- The next Brazil Travel Trade Barometer survey, to be conducted in December 2002, will forecast travel in the first and second quarter of 2003. For details visit: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/recovery.
- The Barometer program is also conducted in the United Kingdom and, starting in November, in Germany.
Travel Barometer Background:
The Barometer program is a tool for industry to help provide a short-term forecast on travel demand to the United States. The USDOC, OTTI conducted the Brazil Barometer survey in conjunction with the U.S. Commercial Service - Brazil and the Visit USA Association Brazil. The Barometer is a qualitative gauge of travel demand based on the Brazilian travel trade's business activity.
The Brazil Travel Recovery Barometer is a cost recovery driven program. The core subscription is available at no charge to the Brazilian travel trade that regularly participate in the survey. There are three levels of subscriptions available for a fee for all other interested parties: the core subscription, the destination subscription, or a customized subscription.
To learn more about the Brazil Travel Recovery Barometer program or to
subscribe, contact the USDOC, OTTI at 202-482-1129 or visit the web site
**If you wish to unsubscribe, send E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, with "SIGNOFF TIANNOUNCE" in the body of the message.
Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, International Trade Administration
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