Appointed to the position of Associate Administrator for International Trade at the U.S. Small Business Administration in August 2011, Dario J. Gomez oversees programs that support small...
Office of International Trade: American Samoa
Federal Funding: $246,671
The STEP program will work with American Samoa to strengthen the capacity of local tourism industry members with training to equip them with partnering skills in international travel trade, and to support American Samoa’s international travel partners to develop and promote consumer holiday packages from New Zealand, Australia and Samoa. These partnering initiatives will endeavor to develop holiday packages and promote the destination in an effort to generate new tourist visitors.