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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Ron Erdman

U.S. Department of Commerce, National Travel & Tourism Office
Deputy Director, Research

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 market intelligence on the volume and characteristics of travelers to and from the United States. Ron serves as the Office liaison to the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board research sub-committee, the Tourism Policy Council research committee, and part of the Commerce Team that developed and is now working to implement the National Travel and Tourism Strategy.