The Swiss appetite for trips to the U.S. is again growing totalling 463'139 (plus 4.9%) visitors in 2018 and continuing in the first 5 months of 2019 with 177'726 arrivals (plus 9.2%)
The popular USA Roadshow 2019 will cover the following 6 cities in 3 days: St. Gallen, Zürich, Lucerne, Bern, Fribourg and Lausanne. Please note that presentations can be given in English including French speaking Switzerland
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The new format of the 2019 Visit USA Seminar including the new design of the market place was welcomed by exhibitors as well as visitors. Exhibitors, in particular, considered it an added value. A total of 355 registerd trade professionals from around the country attended. Total attendance including media, VIP's and exhibition staff topped 450. The featured destination San Diego produced most motivating workshops and an attractive exhibit. The welcome address was given by US Ambassador Edward McMullen. For picture gallery go to "read"...
The Newly elected Executive Board consists of (fm. left) Kenny Prevost, Treasurer (Hotelplan), Andreas Heinzer, Swiss Intl. Airlines) Heinz Zimmermann, Chairman, Tino Swoboda, (KUONI-DER Touristik), Marcel Gehring (CEO, Knecht Reisen) and Reto Schneider, Vice Chairman (United Airlies (missing on picture). The former Chairman Werner E. Wiedmer has been appointed Honorary Chairman in recognition of his services and founding member.
The annual Visit USA Seminar is the main educational and promotional trade event for travel to the U.S. It is attended by 350-400 travel professionals from around Switzerland. The format as of 2019 has been adjusted to the changing needs of the trade.