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December 18, 2006

September 2006 Year-to-Date International Visitation to the United States Up Five Percent

In September 2006 3.7 million international visitors traveled to the United States, an increase of six percent over September 2005. Visitation was also up five percent for the first nine months of the year (year-to-date) compared to the same period in 2005.

To view the monthly arrival data tables (regional, country and US ports) please go to:

To see the monthly highlights and analysis, please go to:

Also, to see 3Q year-to-date analysis of the top 20 arrival markets to the U.S., please go to:


The monthly Summary of International Travel to the U.S. report has approximately 30 tables that provide data on monthly and year-to-date arrivals to the country. The report provides data on approximately 90 countries each month and more than 40 ports of entry. Numerous breakouts are provided by world region and country for the port tables as well.

To find out more about this program, please go to: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/research/programs/i94/index.html

If you would like to purchase the monthly international arrivals reports, please go to:

U.S. Department of Commerce
International Trade Administration
Office of Travel and Tourism Industries
14th & Constitution Avenue NW, Room 1003
Washington, D.C. 20230
Phone:(202) 482-0140
Fax: (202) 482-2887

Email: Otti@trade.gov