Luz Hopewell is the Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of International Trade at the U.S. Small Business Administration. Ms. Hopewell works to enhance the ability of small businesses...
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.