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August 20, 2010
International Visitor Spending in the United States: June 2010
U.S. travel and tourism exports up for sixth consecutive month
The U.S. Department of Commerce recently announced that international visitors spent an estimated $11.1 billion on travel to, and tourism-related activities within, the United States during the month of Juneó$1.4 billion more (15%) than was spent in June 2009ómarking the sixth consecutive month of growth in monthly U.S. travel and tourism exports. International visitor spending in the United States has increased, on average, $732 million a month in 2010.
International visitors have spent an estimated $64.6 billion on U.S. travel and tourism-related goods and services year to date (January through June), an increase of 7 percent compared to the same period last year.
Americans have increased their spending ever-so-slightly in 2010, too, spending nearly $50.6 billion abroad year to date (up 2%)óresulting in a $14.0 billion trade surplus for travel and tourism.
The U.S. Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI) is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating international travel and tourism statistics for the U.S. Travel and Tourism Statistical System. For more monthly travel and tourism-related trade data dating back to 1992, please visit: <http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/outreachpages/download_data_table/Monthly_Exports_Imports_Balance.xls>.