Why America is a top Tourist Destination in the world?
- USA attracts the second-highest number of tourists in the world after France.
- The USA is a complete tourism package in itself including a variety of tourist attractions, i.e. iconic landmarks, mesmerizing landscape sceneries, amazing wildlife, incredible nightlife, and breathtaking adventures, etc.
- All major US cities, i.e. New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, attract and invite large number of tourists every year.
- Times Square in Manhattan, New York City alone attracts millions of visitors every year.
- The tourism is either the first, second or third largest employer in the USA.
- The USA offers something or other to the tourists of different interest and hobbies, i.e. amusement parks, festivals, gambling, golf courses, historical buildings, hotels, museums, galleries, outdoor recreation, spas, restaurants, and sports.
- The US national parks are world famous.
- Hollywood in America is world famous as home of the entertainment industry and many historic studios.
Activities permitted on B1 Visa are:
- Consult with business associates
- Attend a scientific, educational, professional, or business convention or conference
- Settle an estate
- Negotiate a contract.
- Activities permitted on B2 Visa are:-
- Vacation (holiday)
- Visit with friends or relatives
- Medical treatment
- Participation in social events hosted by fraternal, social, or service organizations
- Participation by amateurs in musical, sports, or similar events or contests, if not being paid for participating
- Enrollment in a short recreational course of study, not for credit toward a degree (for example, a two-day cooking class while on vacation).
Activities not permitted on B1/B2 Visa are:
- Paid performances or any professional performance before a paying audience
- Arrival as a crew member on a ship or aircraft
- Work as foreign press, radio, film, journalists, and other information media
- Permanent residence in the U.S.
The visa fee for applying the non-immigrant tourist Visa is 160 USD
Processing time varies from the country of application and the number of applications in queue.