The ttra Annual International Conference is the premier event in which the global community of practitioners and educators engaged in research, information management, and marketing in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries comes together to network and share best practices. Members in ttra represent a variety of segments from the greater international travel and tourism community, including educators, practitioners, research providers/consultants and users of research.
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Tuesday, June 20 • 11:00 - 12:00
International Data and Volumes Discussion | Discussion sur les données et flux internationaux

The session will provide an update on the NTTO and Statistics Canada research programs on international travel to and from the U.S. and Canada. The presenters will take questions from attendees on issues of interest or concern. 


Lotfi Chahdi

Chief, Statistics Canada
Lotfi Chahdi started his career at Statistics Canada as Project Manager, Aviation Statistics Program. After 3 years, he became Senior Project Manager responsible for Radio and Television statistics. He then joined the Tourism Statistics Program in 2007 and is currently Chief, responsible... Read More →
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Ron Erdman

Deputy Director, Research, U.S. Department of Commerce, National Travel & Tourism Office
Ron Erdmann is the Deputy Director for Research at the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO). He is responsible for the oversight and improvement of the Office’s seven international travel and tourism research programs. These programs provide key... Read More →

Tuesday June 20, 2017 11:00 - 12:00 EDT