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International Visitation down Sligthly in February 2016(P)

August 4, 2016 Statistics & Trends No Comments Email Email

The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced that 4.9 million international visitors(1)(2)(3)(4) traveled to the United States in February 2016, down slightly (-0.3%) from February 2015. February broke the streak of five straight monthly increases in total U.S. visits with this decline.http://www.rembrandtbkk.com/

In February 2016, the top inbound markets continued to be Canada and Mexico. Non-resident visits from Canada declined 13 percent while visits from Mexico increased three percent. Japan (+3%), the United Kingdom (+12%), and the People’s Republic of China (excluding Hong Kong) (+4%) rounded out the top five. Seven of the top inbound overseas regional markets(5) posted increases in non-resident visits in February 2016, with South America posting the only decline, dropping three percent.

For the first two months of 2016, international visits (10.4 million) were flat (+0.1%) when compared to the same period in 2015.

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