Data recently released by the National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) show that in February 2022:
International Arrivals to the United States
- Total non-U.S. resident international visitor volume to the United States of 2,269,089 increased 223.5% from February 2021 but was 44.6% of total visitor volume in February 2019.
- Overseas visitor volume to the United States of 1,047,469 increased 339.1% from February 2021.
- February 2022 was the eleventh consecutive month that total non-U.S. resident international arrivals to the United States increased on a year-over-year basis.
- The largest numbers of international visitors were from Mexico (790,915), Canada (430,705), United Kingdom (152,058), Brazil (72,924) and France (70,022). Combined, these top 5 inbound markets accounted for 66.8% of total international arrivals.
International Departures from the United States
- Total U.S. citizen international visitor departures from the United States of 4,265,343 increased 112% compared to February 2021 but were 67% of total departures in pre-pandemic February 2019.
- February 2022 was the twelfth consecutive month that total U.S. citizen international visitor departures from the United States increased on a year-over-year basis.
- Mexico recorded the largest outbound visitor volume of 2,322,498 (54.5% of total departures). Compared to other international regions, Canada (1021% YOY) recorded the largest percentage increase
- Combined year-to-date (YTD), Mexico (4,687,434) and the Caribbean (1,136,868) accounted for 69.2% of total U.S. citizen international visitor departures.
- Europe YTD (736,265) increased 390% YOY, accounting for 8.9% of all departures. This was up from 3.4% share in 2021 February YTD.
View interactive data visualization of these statistics? Please visit our ADIS/I-94 Visitor Arrivals Monitors (Country of Residence) and (Country of Citizenship) and our I-92/APIS International Air Passenger Monitor for a more comprehensive and customizable experience!
The ADIS/I-94 Visitor Arrivals Program, in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), provides a count of visitor arrivals (Overseas+Canada+Mexico) to the United States (with stays of 1-night or more and visiting under certain visa types) and is used to calculate U.S. travel and tourism exports. Visit the ADIS/I-94 Visitor Arrivals Program home page for more information on U.S. visitor arrivals.
The APIS/I-92 Program provides information on non-stop international air traffic between the United States and other countries. The data has been collected from the Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection’s Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) since July 2010. The APIS based “I-92” system provides air traffic data on the following parameters: number of passengers, by country, airport, scheduled or chartered, U.S. Flag, foreign flag, citizens and non-citizens. Visit the APIS/I-92 Data Program home page for more information on airline travel to and from the United States.
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