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United Kingdom

Travel and Tourism

The U.S. Commercial Service supports the service export of travel and tourism by working to increase international visitation into the United States. If you are a tour operator, travel journalist, or other member of the UK travel trade we would like to engage with you.

Commercial Service UK Travel Trade Calendar of Events

Below is a list of events that the Commercial Service UK will attend and will offer support to over the coming year. To learn more, click on the name of each event.




January 29 – February 1, 2018

Go West Summit

U.S. - Salt Lake City, Utah

May 19-23, 2018


U.S. – Denver, Colorado

November 5-7, 2018

World Travel Market

UK – London Excel

Embassy Travel and Tourism Updates

The Embassy sends email updates to members of the UK travel trade via GovDelivery. If you are interested in receiving these updates, please contact our Commercial Specialist who covers the travel and tourism portfolio: Chrystal Denys; +44 (0)20 7894 0432

What’s New

Hot off the press: Visit USA UK 2018 Travel Planner
Visit USA UK, a membership organization promoting the U.S. as a tourist destination to the travel trade and to consumers, recently launched its annual Travel Planner. The 2018 Travel Planner is a guide packed with 72 pages of exciting ideas, practical information, a U.S. state guide, maps and useful contacts to help you decide where to go and what to do when visiting the U.S.

Connect with Us

– Commercial Service Travel and Tourism Team account
– Commercial Service Europe account

Useful Links

Visit USA Association -- Visit USA UK Ltd. Is a membership organization with the mission of promoting the United States as a tourist destination to the travel trade and to consumers. Visit USA also provides consumer information through their annual Travel Planner.

Brand USA:

For travel professionals: Brand USA is the destination marketing organization for the United States with the mission of increasing visitation and spend.

For consumers: go to Visit the USA for travel information and inspiration. is your one-stop shop for trip planning, information sharing and reservations brought to you by 12 federal Participating Partners.

ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) -- All eligible travelers who wish to travel to the U.S. under the Visa Waiver Program must apply for authorization and then pay a fee through the ESTA website.

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