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Date:Thur, 18 Jan 2001 1:14:56 - (EST)
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Subject:Mexico's Market Potential: Attend Expo Vacaciones USA 2001

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An information service from Tourism Industries
http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/
U.S. International Trade Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce

01/18/2000

Mexico's Market Potential: Attend Expo Vacaciones USA 2001

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

Mexico's Market Potential: Attend Expo Vacaciones USA 2001

The outlook for Mexican visitors to the U.S. is very bright over the next three years, making Mexico a top market for US travel and tourism exports. Here are some "quick facts" about the Mexican market:

  • Total Mexican arrivals to the U.S. reached 9.9 million in 1999, the highest level since 1994
  • Mexico recorded an all-time high of 1.5 million air arrivals to the United States in 1999, a 5% increase from 1998
  • Mexican air arrivals has grown 67% over the past 5 years, reflecting the growing economic stability in the Mexican economy
  • Mexico's economy grew 3.7% in 1999, above market expectations
  • Mexican visitation is expected to reach an all time high of over 11 million visitors by 2003

EXPO VACACIONES USA - Make the most of the Mexican travel market:

Make the most of the second largest visitor market by attending the Expo Vacaciones USA 2001 trade show in Mexico City. The new slogan is: "The United States in one place," capitalizing on Expo Vacaciones as the place where you can position your product with all the major suppliers who will be showcasing their services.

Expo Vacaciones USA 2001 will open February 27 and 28 at the Salon Maya I of the World Trade Center of Mexico City and will feature a new format including scheduled seminars to help educate the promotion of American destinations on this vital market.

Visit TInet to get more market information and to find out more details on Expo Vacaciones USA 2001!

TInet:
http://tinet.ita.doc.gov

TInet's Mexico Outreach Page:
http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/outreachpages/inbound.country_in_north_america.mexico.html

Direct link to 1999 Mexico (Air) Market Profile:
http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/cat/f-1999-147-001.html

Direct link to Expo Vacaciones USA 2001 registration:
http://www.conexgroup.com/DepartmentOfCommerce/2000-Expovacaciones/default.htm

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Tourism Industries, International Trade Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 2073
Washington, D.C. 20230
(202) 482-0140, fax: (202) 482-2887
e-mail: otti@trade.gov

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