February 2015/2014 YTD Comparisons
U.S. travel to overseas markets (1) totaled 4.2 million, up six percent
Regional results were:
- Europe, 1.09 million travelers, up one percent
- Caribbean, 1.17 million travelers, up 12 percent
- Asia, 718,000 travelers, up four percent
- Central America, 454,000 travelers, up two percent
- South America, 265,000 travelers, flat
- Middle East, 279,000 travelers, up 15 percent
- Oceania, 121,000 travelers, up six percent
- Africa, 45,000 travelers, up one percent
U.S. travel to North American markets totaled 5.4 million, up 12 percent.
- Mexico, 4.4 million travelers, up 14 percent; air travel (1.27 million) was up 10 percent. (Border travelers, 1+ nights, were up 18 percent)
- Canada, 983,000 travelers, up five percent; air travel (351,000) up seven percent (Note: Stats Canada revised 2013-2014 data)
February 2015 YTD Market Share
U.S. travel to overseas locations accounted for 44 percent of U.S. outbound international travel.
- Europe, a 11 percent share;
- Caribbean, a 12 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 56 percent of all U.S. international outbound travel.
- U.S. travel to Mexico, 46 percent share; and
- Canada, 10 percent share.
For detailed information and data tables please visit: http://travel.trade.gov/view/
In 2011 OTTI 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.