February 2016/2015 YTD Comparisons
U.S. travel to overseas markets (1) totaled 4.5 million, up nine percent
Regional results were:
- Europe, 1.16 million travelers, up seven percent
- Caribbean, 1.23 million travelers, up five percent
- Asia, 786,000 travelers, up 10 percent
- Central America, 519,000 travelers, up 14 percent
- Middle East, 331,000 travelers, up 11 percent
- South America, 314,000 travelers, up 19 percent
- Oceania, 131,000 travelers, up eight percent
- Africa, 49,000 travelers, up nine percent
U.S. travel to North American markets totaled 6.0 million, up 11 percent.
- Mexico, 4.9 million travelers, up 10 percent; air travel (1.46 million) was up 15 percent. (‘Tourist’ long haul travel was up 16 percent in February, Border 1+ nights travel was up three percent for the month).
- Canada, 1.14 million travelers, up 16 percent; air travel (420,000) up 19 percent
February 2016 YTD Market Share
U.S. travel to overseas locations accounted for 43 percent of U.S. outbound international travel.
- Caribbean, a 12 percent share
- Europe, a 11 percent share;
- Asia, an eight percent share;
- Central America, a five percent share;
- South America, a three percent share;
- Middle East, a three percent share;
- Oceania, a one percent share, and
- Africa, almost a one percent share
North American markets received 57 percent of all U.S. international outbound travel.
- U.S. travel to Mexico, 46 percent share; and
- Canada, 11 percent share.
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In 2011 NTTO began to report U.S. outbound travel monthly by all modes, expanding beyond air-only traffic. Total departure travel, inclusive of all modes, to Canada and Mexico is reported in addition to the air-only subtotals. The timing of this report is dependent on receipt of aggregate data from Stats Canada and Banco de Mexico.