10 December 2013

U.S. Citizen International Travel Experienced Little Growth in July 2013

News from the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries

U.S. travel to overseas markets (1) totaled 3.1 million, up almost two percent in July and one percent for the year (17.6 million). Regional results for the month were as follows:

Europe, 1.3 million travelers, up three percent
Caribbean, 730,000 travelers, down one percent
Asia, 366,000 travelers, no growth
Central America, 279,000 travelers, up three percent
South America, 165,000 travelers, up six percent
Middle East, 139,000 travelers, up six percent
Oceania, 48,000 travelers, no growth
Africa, 36,000 travelers, down six percent

U.S. travel to other North American markets totaled 3.8 million and was down one percent compared to July 2012. Travel to Canada and Mexico for the year (18.7 million) was down one percent.

Mexico, 1.9 million travelers, down three percent; however, air travel (587,000) was up seven percent
Canada, 1.9 million travelers, up two percent; air travel (505,000) up 10 percent

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