Solicitation of Applications for United States Destination Web Site Research, Development, Implementation and Marketing
The International Trade Administration's (ITA) Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI) announces the availability of funds for a cooperative agreement for the purpose of providing content and information, through a newly designed and implemented Web site, or by enhancing an existing Web site, on the United States as a premier destination to international inbound travelers from five key markets: United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, Mexico, and Germany. It is envisioned that the award recipient will use funding to conduct market research for each country on the site's international target audience. It is envisioned that this Web site will be the benchmark U.S. travel and tourism information portal for international travelers to the United States. The Web site will encompass information on all components of the U.S. travel and tourism industry, which include, but is not limited to, destinations, attractions, natural resources, dining and lodging facilities, and transportation companies. ITA will make one award, in the form of a cooperative agreement, in the amount of approximately $3,600,000.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
On September 28, 2006, The U.S. Department of Commerce issued an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review to Northwest Fruit Exporters (``NFE'').