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September 22, 2015
U.S. International Travel Up 10 Percent in July 2015 and Seven Percent Year-to-Date
U.S. citizen outbound totaled 8.2 million travelers for the month and 43.1 million YTD
July 2015/2014 Comparisons
U.S. travel to overseas markets(1) totaled 3.6 million, up six percent in July and up five percent for the year (19.8 million). Regional monthly results were as follows:
U.S. travel to ‘other’ North American markets totaled 4.7 million and was up 13 percent compared to July 2014. Travel to Canada and Mexico for the year (23.4 million) was up nine percent.
July 2015 YTD Market Share
U.S. travel to overseas locations accounted for 46 percent of U.S. outbound international travel.
Other North American markets received 54 percent of all U.S. international outbound travel.
For detailed information and data tables please visit: http://travel.trade.gov/view/m-2015-O-001/index.html
NTTO reports 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.
U.S. Department of Commerce
(1) Overseas and Mexico air markets reflect non-stop air-only data. A portion of the non-stop passenger traffic to Europe, Middle East and Mexico will transit those regions, connecting through airline hubs (LHR, AMS, FRA, CDG, DXB, MEX etc.) to points beyond. The adjustment to these regions, reflecting 'visitation' (1+ nights), occurs after year-end Survey of International Air Travelers data is compiled.