US citizen international travel down one percent
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. travel to overseas markets totaled 2.7 million, flat in May and for the year. Regional results were as follows: Europe, 1.2 million travelers, down one percent
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. travel to overseas markets totaled 2.7 million, flat in May and for the year.
Regional results were as follows:
Europe, 1.2 million travelers, down one percent
Caribbean, 538,000 travelers, down one percent
Asia, 367,000 travelers, down four percent
Central America, 189,000 travelers, up five percent
South America, 139,000 travelers, up one percent
Middle East, 145,000 travelers, up seven percent
Oceania, 40,000 travelers, flat
Africa, 35,000 travelers, down one percent
U.S. travel to other North American markets totaled 2.5 million, down one percent compared to May 2012.
Mexico, 1.5 million travelers, down four percent; however, air travel (498,000) was up nine percent
Canada, 1.0 million travelers, up four percent; air travel (327,000) was up seven percent
Travel to Canada and Mexico was down one percent for the year.
May 2013 YTD Market Share
U.S. travel to overseas locations accounted for 49 percent of U.S. outbound international travel.
Europe, a 17 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
Other North American markets received 51 percent of all U.S. international outbound travel.
U.S. travel to Mexico a 37 percent share; and
Canada a 15 percent share.