On February 4, Ambassador LeVine addressed over 400 officials from the travel and tourism industry from Switzerland, Germany and the United States at the Visit USA Seminar at the Mövenpick Hotel and Conference Center in Regensdorf. Ambassador LeVine highlighted some of the top travel destinations in the United States, including the “two Washingtons” — Washington State, the Ambassador’s home state, and the nation’s capital, the featured destination of the event. The Ambassador also recommended some off-the-beaten patch destinations across the country.
Close to 500,000 visitors from Switzerland travel to the United States each year. Ambassador LeVine highlighted the Swiss affinity for the United States and the U.S. Government’s continuing efforts to make visiting the country easier.