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Washington DC One of Best IPWs Ever

Washington DC One of Best IPWs Ever

Washington DC is the capital of the United States for lots of good reasons and now hosting IPW 2017, one of the best ever, can be added to the list. This an annual event to promote travel to the USA is organised by the US Travel Association. The total attendance at this year’s event was more than 6,130, with more than 1,600 international buyers and media attending the event from 70 countries.

The Mayor of Washington Dc

Muriel Bowser, Mayor of Washington DC

According to Roger Dow, President and Chief Executive, US Travel Association, long-haul travel around the world has grown by 31%, but long-haul travel to the USA has declined by 3%.

Roger Dow,President and CEO of the US Travel Association.

Roger Dow, President and Chief Executive, US Travel Association

The US. Travel Association has found that host cities attract about one million additional international visitors over the three years following their hosting of the IPW conference. Those extra visitors generate an estimated direct economic impact of more than $890 million over that same three-year period.

FUTURE IPW  CITIES

2018 – Denver

2019 – Anaheim, California

2020 – Las Vegas, Nevada

2021 – Chicago

2022 – Orlando, Florida

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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