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U.S. Citizen International Travel Up Seven Percent In March 2015

May 25, 2015 Destination North America No Comments Print Print Email Email

March 2015/2014 YTD Comparisons

U.S. travel to overseas markets (1) totaled 6.889 million, up six percent.


Regional results were:

  • Europe, 1.927 million travelers, up two percent
  • Caribbean, 1.927 million travelers, up 10 percent
  • Asia, 1.157 million travelers, up seven percent
  • Central America, 738,000 travelers, up one percent
  • Middle East, 466,000 travelers, up 16 percent
  • South America, 419,000 travelers, flat
  • Oceania, 183,000 travelers, up five percent
  • Africa, 73,000 travelers, flat

U.S. travel to North American markets totaled 8.464 million, up 11 percent.

  • Mexico, 6.889 million travelers, up 12 percent; air travel (2.1 million) up eight percent
  • Canada, 1.575 million travelers, up six percent; air travel (568,000) up seven percent

March 2015 YTD Market Share

U.S. travel to overseas locations accounted for 45 percent of U.S. outbound international travel.

  • Europe, a 13 percent share;
  • Caribbean, a 13 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 55 percent of all U.S. international outbound travel.

  • U.S. travel to Mexico 45 percent share; and
  • Canada 10 percent share.

For detailed information and data tables please visit: http://travel.trade.gov/view/m-2015-O-001/index.html

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