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USA Travel Show 2019 Copenhagen - March 4, AN ATLANTIC LINK CASE STORY

USA VISITED SCANDINAVIA AT THE USA TRAVEL SHOW IN COPENHAGEN

For the eighth consecutive year, Discover America Denmark held the grand travel industry event, USA Travel Show, in Copenhagen on March 4.

From the left: Mr. Roger J. Dow, CEO and President, U.S. Travel Association, Ms. Carla Sands, U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark, Karin Gert Nielsen, CEO Atlantic Link & Managing Director Discover America

About 250 Scandinavian travel agents and journalists and 64 exhibitors participated in the event. For the first time ever, CEO and President of the U.S. Travel Association, Roger J. Dow, also guested the show, which was opened with a welcome speech by the U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark, Carla Sands.

PRESS CONFERENCES

The day started with press conferences for the invited media representatives with inspirational presentations by Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, U.S. Travel Association and Brand USA, and Travel Oregon.

BUSINESS FORUM

USA Travel Show's newest addition, the Business Forum, had tourism leaders from both U.S. and Denmark discuss the transformative powers of tourism – to industry, local community and global society. Key Note speaker was Roger J. Dow, President and CEO U.S. Travel Association

From the left: Petra Hackworth, Vice President of Global Sales, Anne Madison, Chief Strategy & Communications Officer, Brand USA, Julie Coker Graham, President & CEO of PHLCVB, Todd Davidson, CEO Travel Oregon, Mikkel Aarø-Hansen, CEO Wonderful Copenhagen

PROMINENT GUESTS

U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark, Carla Sands, officially opened the show with a welcome speech, while CEO and President of the U.S. Travel Association, Roger J. Dow, for the first time ever visited the show. The ambassador was welcomed to the live tones of a New Orleans band, which completed the American-inspired atmosphere.

From the left: Julie Coker Graham, President & CEO of PHLCVB, Anne Madison, Chief Strategy & Communications Officer, Brand USA, Mr. Roger J. Dow, CEO and President, U.S. Travel Association, Ms. Carla Sands, U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark, Karin Gert Nielsen, CEO Atlantic Link & Managing Director Discover America and Todd Davidson, CEO Travel Oregon.

FROM 6.30. P.M. THE B2B WORKSHOP WAS OFFICIALLY OPEN

64 U.S. exhibitors met with +250 Travel Trade & Media. The guests were served a variety of delicious American street food at five buffet tables.

PRIZE DRAW FOR TRAVEL TRADE & MEDIA

The USA Travel Show culminated at 9.30. p.m. where Travel Trade & Media won extraordinary sponsor prizes from the exhibitors.

Thank you for joining the USA Travel Show 2019

See you next year at the USA Travel Show 2020 on March 2

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