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October 15, 2010

Webinar: International Travel & Tourism Markets
Second Chance to Learn More about the United Kingdom

Back by Popular Demand!

As a result of September's very successful webinar presentation on the United Kingdom, the U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI) and the U.S. Commercial Service Travel & Tourism Team will present the information again on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 11:00am EDT (8:00am PDT). If you missed the first presentation, here's your chance to catch up on one of America's most mature and most important markets, the United Kingdom.

The November 2nd webinar will cover international arrivals from the United Kingdom, U.S. destinations most visited, spending patterns, and trends from this important key market. The program will highlight critical data from the Office of Travel & Tourism Industries and market intelligence from the U.S. Commercial Service office in London, United Kingdom. Participants will get a better understanding of the market and will hear some expected trends for 2010 and beyond. The United Kingdom has long ranked as one of America's top international arrivals markets and is forecast to maintain its importance to the United States through 2014. Learn how to use some of the available data to make better decisions. Couple that with the products and services available from the Department of Commerce to make your international marketing efforts more effective in the United Kingdom.

Please join us if you missed the earlier presentation for this important market. The details:

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
11:00am-12:00pm EDT, 8:00am-9:00am PDT
Event Cost: $50

Webinar call-in & log-in information will be sent after registration is received.

Interested participants may register here: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/newWebinarRegistration.jsp?SmartCode=1Q24

For questions, please contact Anastasia Xenias, PhD, at 212-482-1856 (Anastasia.xenias@trade.gov) or Julie Heizer at 202-482-4904 (Julie.heizer@trade.gov) in the United States, or Stewart Gough in London at 44-020-7894-0459 (Stewart.Gough@trade.gov).

OTTI Background
Industry & Analysis' Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI) collects, analyzes and disseminates international travel and tourism statistics for the U.S. Travel and Tourism Statistical System. To view the OTTI non-resident arrivals data tables that provide monthly estimates on the number of international visitors, and the rate of change each month and year-to-date, please visit: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/view/m-2010-I-001/index.html

Additional information about inbound travel from Australia to the United States, see http://travel.trade.gov/outreachpages/download_data_table/2009_Australia_Market_Profile.pdf

To learn more about travel from South Korea to the United States, go to this page on the OTTI website: http://travel.trade.gov/outreachpages/download_data_table/2009_South_Korea_Market_Profile.pdf

For more detail information on the U.S. international travel to the U.S., please visit: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/outreachpages/inbound.general_information.inbound_overview.html

U.S. Commercial Service Background
The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in nearly 80 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to new global markets. Their website address is: http://www.trade.gov/cs/


U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI), 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room 1003, Washington, DC 20230; Phone:(202) 482-0140; Fax: (202) 482-2887; Website: www.tinet.ita.doc.gov; Email: otti@trade.gov.