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2017 Visitation Estimates, Country Profiles and Spending Available

National Travel and Tourism Office | April 29, 2019

The National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) has completed posting of the 2017 states, cities, regions visited by overseas travelers and profiles to the website on the Inbound Travel to the U.S. page. NTTO's page contains 24 country profiles, 10 regional profiles and eight sector/activity profiles for 2017, containing characteristics based on SIAT passenger responses and visitor spending reports. The 'profile' format and content have been totally redesigned. We have moved from a static PDF format with year-over-year only data to an Excel format spanning over 20-years of data! Note: the Excel sheet can be opened-up (unhide hidden co...

U.S. Department of Commerce Arrivals Data Reports Record-Setting Spending by International Visitors

September 13, 2018

WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration's National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) announced that the United States welcomed nearly 77 million international visitors into the country, who collectively spent a record-setting $251.4 billion experiencing the United States in 2017, a two percent increase when compared to 2016. Over the course of 2017, travel and tourism exports helped support more than 1.2 million American jobs across the United States. "International travelers continue to set spending records visiting the United States, and I expect that trend to continue in 2018 spawning fur...

U.S. Travel to International Destinations Increased Nine Percent in 2017

September 10, 2018

The U.S. resident outbound market reached record 87.7 million travelers in 2017, up nine percent from 2016. The 'outbound' market has been strong since 2014 (see graph, above). Travel to overseas countries (38.3. million, a record) increased nine percent. Travel to Mexico (35.1 million), singly the largest outbound market (market share 40 percent), was up 12 percent and set a record. Travel to Canada (14.3 million) was up three percent. The top overseas regions were Europe, up 15 percent, and the Caribbean, up 10 percent. The top overseas countries visited by U.S. residents in 2017 were the United Kingdom (3.8 million), Dominican Republ...

U.S. Citizen International Travel Up Nine Percent in September 2017, 10 Percent YTD

December 18, 2017

U.S. citizen outbound totaled 6.84 million travelers for the month and 66.7 million YTD Travel to Overseas Up Seven Percent, Mexico 16 Percent and Canada Three Percent -September September 2017/2016 Comparisons(1) U.S. travel to overseas markets totaled 2.95 million, up seven percent in September and 10 percent for the year (29.6 million). Regional results for the month were as follows: Europe, 1.676 million travelers, up 17 percent Caribbean, 357,000 travelers, down 15 percent Asia, 420,000 travelers, up four percent Middle East, 158,000 travelers, up two percent Central America, 147,000 travelers, up one percent South America, ...

U.S. Travel to International Destinations Increased Eight Percent in 2016

December 12, 2017

The U.S. resident outbound market totaled a record 80.2 million in 2016, up eight percent from 2015. This is the fifth straight year of increases in U.S. travel abroad, with significant growth occurring in the last three years. Travel to overseas countries (35.1 million) increased seven percent; also setting a record (overseas includes all countries except Canada & Mexico).The top two destinations for U.S. international travelers were Mexico and Canada. Travel to Mexico (31.2 million), more than twice the size of the next largest outbound market, was up nine percent, marking a new record for the fourth straight year. Mexico now hold...

International Visitors Spent Nearly $21.3 Billion in August

NTTO | October 19, 2017

Year-to-date tourism exports total $168 billion, on pace for record-setting 2017 WASHINGTON - The National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) today announced that international visitors spent an estimated $21.3 billion on travel to, and tourism-related activities within, the United States during the month of August, an increase of nearly 5 percent when compared to August 2016. In fact, travel and tourism-related exports have exhibited growth each month of 2017, reversing nine consecutive months of declines that began in April 2016. International visitors have spent $167.7 billion on travel and tourism-related goods and services year to da...

‘Trump Bump’ Continues for Fourth Consecutive Month With Record-Setting Exports Year to Date

National Travel and Tourism Office | June 21, 2017

The National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) recently announced thatinternational visitors spent an estimated $20.8 billion on travel to, and tourism-related activities within, the United States during the month of April, an increase of more than 3 percent when compared to April 2016. Passenger fares remain the only downward pull on total travel and tourism exports, but are now declining at a decreasing rate-down less than half a percentage-point when compared to the same period last year. As fuel prices continue to gravitate upward, so, too, should passenger fares receipts from international visitors and these fares will once again co...

International Visitors Injected $21 Billion Into the U.S. Economy in March

NTTO | May 15, 2017

WASHINGTON - The National Travel and Tourism Office today announced that international visitors spent $21.0 billion on travel to, and tourism-related activities within, the United States in March. Year-to-date tourism exports totaled a record-setting $63.0 billion for the first three months of 2017, an increase of more than 2 percent ($1.5 billion) when compared to the same period in 2016. Monthly Summary Travel Receipts: Purchases of travel and tourism-related goods and services by international visitors traveling in the United States totaled $13 billion during March, an increase of one percent when compared to March 2016. These good...

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