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  1. Chinese Travel to the U.S. Presented By: Ron Erdmann, Deputy Director, Office of Travel & Tourism Industries Manufacturing & Services/Services International Trade Administration U.S. Department of Commerce October 2005

  2. CHINA’S TOTAL OUTBOUND TRAVEL MARKET 1998 – 2004 Millions Source: China National Tourism Administration

  3. U.S. MERCHANDISE TRADE WITH CHINAEXPORTS vs. IMPORTS 2000-2004 Millions of Dollars Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries

  4. U.S. TOTAL INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL EXPORTS/IMPORTS FOR CHINA Millions of Dollars Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries n.a = not applicable because of the switch from a trade surplus to deficit Total travel & tourism exports and imports are the sum of travel and passenger fares

  5. TOTAL CHINESE ARRIVALS TO THE UNITED STATES 1999 – 2004 452,741 402,683 384,086 360,974 325,879 271,438 Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries Note: All arrivals are for one or more nights

  6. PERCENTAGE CHANGE IN ARRIVALS FOR SELECT MARKETS FOR January – August 2005 Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel & Tourism Industries * Overseas includes all countries except Canada and Mexico ** Grand total arrivals is under reported because of Mexico

  7. INFORMATION SOURCES USED BY ASIAN/CHINESE TRAVELERS TO THE U.S. 2004 Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries

  8. PURPOSE OF TRIP FOR ASIAN/CHINESE TRAVELERS TO THE U.S. 2004 • Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries • * Multiple Response Question • ** Net purpose is based upon multiple response, but it eliminates duplicate responses for each purpose

  9. ASIAN/CHINESE TRAVELERS TO THE U.S. DESTINATIONS VISITED 2004 Destination Market Share Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries * Insufficient sample size to provide estimate, but probably next largest destinations

  10. ASIAN/CHINESE TRAVELERS TO THE U.S. TOP ACTIVITIES 2004 Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries * Multiple Response Question

  11. OTHER KEY ISSUES FOR THE CHINESE TRAVEL MARKET TO THE USA • ADS • VISAS • U.S./China Trade • U.S./China Aviation Agreement – June 2004 • U.S./China Travel & Tourism MOU – December 2004

  12. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCEINTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATIONTOURISM RESOURCES OFFICE OF TRAVEL & TOURISM INDUSTRIES Foreign Commercial Service 151 Offices in 83 Countries Office of Domestic Operations 107 U.S. Offices Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries

  13. U.S. COMMERCIAL SERVICE SERVICES PROVIDED: http://www.export.gov/comm_svc http://www.buyusa.gov/eme/tra.html • International Industry Contacts/Partnerships • International Market Research • Trade & Catalog Shows, Missions, & Fam Tours • Business Counseling • Trade Information Center – 1-800-872-8723 • E-Market Express • Information on Visit USA Committees Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries

  14. The Quickest Way to U.S. International Tourism Information:http://tinet.ita.doc.gov Includes International Travel Research Online Order, read, download & print the latest statistics on international travel to and from the U.S. • Updates on the NEW U.S. Promotion Campaign • All of the latest summary tables highlighting specific tourism trends • Over 30 plus market and regional profiles available • Forecast of international travelers to the U.S. through 2008 • Information on OTTI’s nine on-going market analysis (research) programs • Updated monthly statistics on arrivals and departures • Export assistance and outreach programs • Late-breaking TI News announcements and information releases • Links and information on the Commerce, Commercial Service Travel & Tourism Team in the USA & Abroad • Links to other organizations in the travel industry Sign up for TINews, OTTI’s FREE news service, for the latest in tourism industry news and program updates