Many destinations worldwide rely on tourism as a large source of their income. Promoting tourism to an area is a key part of retaining revenue not only in foreign countries but in the U.S. as well. The U.S. received over $122 billion dollars from international tourism in 2007 alone.
Other countries spend billions on tourism each year in a continued effort to ensure further tourism. Though the U.S. spends significantly less on travel in general, they have found ways to further promote tourism by making it easier to enter the country, without creating safety issues.
The Visa Waiver Program
Those countries eligible for the Visa Waiver Program are not required to obtain a Visa for travel for business or tourism for less than 90 days. Nationals of those countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program must meet eligibility requirements in order to participate. By lessening the barriers in travel, the U.S. is working towards further enhancing and promoting tourism to the U.S.
Countries Participating In The Visa Waiver Program (VWP)
• New Zealand
• San Marino
• Czech Republic
• South Korea
• United Kingdom
Tradewinds Travel Club invites you to learn more about travel in the U.S. and abroad. The logistics of travel can sometimes be a bit confusing, but spending a little time learning about the ins and outs of travel before you go, may save time and hassle in the end. Make the most of all your vacations and travel with Tradewinds Travel Club.