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US government taking steps to attract foreign visitors

The US government is taking steps to attract more foreign visitors, and is building partnerships with Disney, American Express and other tourism industry stakeholders in this regard, the White House said.

Brand USA aims to generate 1.3 mn visitors from India in 2016

Brand USA, the tourism marketing entity for promoting the US to the world, is looking at generating nearly 1.3 million arrivals from India in 2016.

US hopes to draw 100 mn visitors annually by 2021

The US government has announced a national strategy to attract 100 million international visitors annually by 2021 in a bid to boost economic growth and job creation.

78 mn Chinese expected to travel abroad this year

China is widely anticipated to overtake Germany and US to become the world's biggest source of outbound travellers by the end of this year, an official said. About 78 million Chinese are expected to travel abroad this year.