2017 marks the U.S.-India Travel and Tourism Partnership Year. This market is currently one of the fastest growing inbound markets as the U.S. Department of Commerce National Travel and Tourism Office has forecasted a 72 percent increase in arrivals from 2015 through 2021. With Washington Dulles International Airport’s new direct flight to New Delhi on Air India, and the “rich experiences” that the average Indian outbound traveler looks for, now is the time to act within this emerging market. Read more about the inaugural direct Air India flight from Dulles to New Delhi.
In other news:
- Visit Fairfax will participate in Brand USA’s India Sales Mission from September 10-15, 2017 going to Mumbai, Chennai, and New Delhi.
- Visit Fairfax participated in a Washington, DC and Virginia-sponsored press tour for a group of 6 Indian journalists and a representative from Air India on a tour of the Washington, DC and Northern Virginia region. The group flew into Washington Dulles International Airport on the inaugural Air India flight. Thank you to Mount Vernon, Haandi, and the Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center for assistance with this FAM tour.