In July 2016 the top inbound markets continued to be Canada and Mexico. Non-resident visits from Canada were down seven percent (-6.7%) while visits from Mexico grew nine percent (8.5%). The United Kingdom (-9.7%), Japan (-10.2%) and the People’s Republic of China (excluding Hong Kong) (-33.0%) rounded out the top five. Five of the inbound overseas regional markets(3) posted increases in non-resident visits in July 2016, with Western Europe, South America, the Middle East, and Oceania posting declines.
For the first seven months of 2016, international visits (42.8 million) were down two percent(-2.4%) when compared to the same period in 2015.