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Date:Fri, 20 Aug 1999 13:32:27 -0400 (EST)
From: TInews Announcement
To: tiannounce@tinet.ita.doc.gov
Subject: TInews: Travel Trade Educational Seminars, USA Trade Days, In Germany

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U.S. International Trade Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce

8/20/99

Travel Trade Educational Seminars, USA Trade Days, In Germany

Contact: Tourism Industries office
E-mail: otti@trade.gov
Web: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov
Phone: (202) 482-0140, Fax: (202) 482-2887

Tourism Industries, as part of its outreach role with the Commercial Service in Frankfurt, announces two travel trade educational seminars for U.S. travel and tourism partners. In addition, TI announces market specific data for Germany to help the industry prepare for these shows.

Educational Seminars: The Visit USA Committee Germany e.V., with the support of the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service, is planning two travel trade educational seminars, USA Trade Days, on Nov. 2, 1999, in Frankfurt, and Nov. 3, 1999, in Stuttgart. This is an opportunity for U.S. travel and tourism partners to educate up to 400 German travel agents (200 approximately per event).

These day long seminars include an introductory slide show on the United States, an educational component, in which a virtual trip through the United States will familiarize German travel agents with partners' travel products (includes presentations by partners), a travel market, and an interactive component (quiz with travel prizes).

Cost for participation at the travel market is approximately $775 per event. There is also a literature distribution option available at $420. Visit USA Committee Germany e.V. members receive a 33% discount on these prices and have the opportunity to make a presentation (limited availability) for a $195 fee. The deadline for registration is August 25, 1999. To participate in the USA Trade Days, please contact the Visit USA Committee or the Foreign Commercial Service.

The Visit USA Committee e.V. address for USA Trade Day details and registration is:
AB Congress Management & Marketing GmbH
Ms. Brigitte Adlmaier
Bergstr. 7
D-83362 Lauter/Obb.
Tel.: [49] [861] 9867683
Fax: [49] [861] 9867681
Email: mail2ab@aol.com

German Visitor Data, reports and Information:

The U.S. Department of Commerce provides U.S. industry with several resources to help industry better understand the German Travel Market to the U.S. The following is a listing of some of those resources:

1. Tourism Industries Publication: In-Flight Survey - Germany to U.S. 1998. This report provides a detailed description and profile of German travelers to the U.S. with 35 different tables run by twelve different traveler segments. With this report, one can develop profiles of business, leisure, package and other subsets of the German traveler to the United States.

Price: In-Flight Survey - Germany to U.S. 1998 $650.00 To order, visit: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/cat/b-1998-06-001.html

2. Tourism Industries Publication: German Market Profile: Summary profile on German travelers to the U.S. Includes size of the market, trends, several key traveler characteristics, top states and cities visited. (Posted May 1999)

Price: Market Profile Germany hard copy is $5.00; or view it free on Tinet. To order, visit: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/cat/f-1998-144-001.html

3. Forecast for German Arrivals (and other markets) in The International Travel Forecast to 2002. This report provides a forecast of International travel to and from the U.S. by World Region and top countries for the U.S. (including Germany). The report Includes a narrative guide for the outlook of international travel and charts/graphs including long term forecast to the year 2002 on arrivals receipts, payments, and surplus data. A great strategic planning tool for those interested in the international market. (Published May 1999).

Price: Forecast of International Travel -- May 1999 $25.00; or view it free on Tinet. To order, visit: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/cat/f-1999-99-001.html

For more information on Travel and Tourism and how the Commercial Service can assist US companies to develop their business in the German market, contact:

Elizabeth Powell
Commercial Specialist - Tourism
American Consulate General
Foreign Commercial Service
Siemayerstrasse 21
60323 Frankfurt am Main
Tel: [49] [69] 956 204 17
Fax: [49] [69] 56 1114
E-mail: Elizabeth.Powell@mail.doc.gov
The Showcase Europe web site address is: http://www.sce.doc.gov

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Tourism Industries, International Trade Administration U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 1860 Washington, D.C. 20230 (202) 482-0140, fax: (202) 482-2887 e-mail: otti@trade.gov

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