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Presentation of the visit USA committee France

The Visit USA Committee France is managed by 8 voluntary members, a Director and a representative of the US Embassy in France. They meet every month for the Board meetings and one time per year for the General Assembly. Please find below the composition of the Board of Directors :

Geoffrey Duval President
Maureen Lachant Vice-President
Delphine Aubert Director Your main contact
Valérie Ferrière Commercial Service US Embassy in France
Barbara Boltoukhine Treasurer B World Communication
Valérie Heurtel In charge of BtoC Fairs and events Premium Travel
Marie Loyola In charge of the Press Article Onze Tourisme
Damien Sallé In charge of Partnerships and Contests Fantrippers
Alexandre Vendé In charge of Communication tools and Social Media Voyage en Français
Rémi Vénitien In charge of BtoB activities TUI France

THE FRENCH MARKET

France was the 2nd European country and the 8th worldwide in terms of number of visitors to the US in 2019 before the pandemy.

Number of French visitors to the USA :

  • 1,844,000 visitors in 2019 (+4.3%)
  • 288,000 visitors in 2020 (-86.8%)
  • 222,000 visitors in 2021 (-25.5%) – Borders were closed from March 2020 to Nov. 2021
  • 113,000 visitors in Jan.-Feb. 2022 10,000 visitors for the same period last year
  • 377 weekly direct flights (in 2019)
  • 8 airline companies offer direct flights.

ADVANTAGES OF BEING A MEMBER

  • Becoming associate of a dynamic organization always in full swing
  • Having visibility on numerous events with dedicated adapted communication tools
  • Being associated with a « postcard » image of the USA
  • Benefiting from a network of kind and targeted members and partners
  • Having the possibility to build together a long-term « win-win » partnership

Please download here

the 2022 Visit USA France Membership file.