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Select Destinations of U.S. Residents Traveling Abroad 2004 - 2005 (OUTBOUND)
Top overseas destinations visited by U.S. residents for 2004 and 2005. Includes percent change.
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Select Destinations of U.S. Residents Traveling Abroad 2004 - 2005 (OUTBOUND)
Rank
Country (1) 2005 Travelers (000) 2004 Travelers (000) Percent Change
2005/2004

1

  Mexico

20,325

19,370

5%

2

  Canada

14,390

15,088

-5%

3

  U.K.

3,829

3,692

4%

4

  France

2,217

2,407

-8%

5

  Italy

2,044

1,915

7%

6

  Germany

1,670

1,750

-5%

7

  Japan

1,497

1,067

40%

8

  Dominican Republic

1,439

957

50%

9

  Jamaica

1,353

1,258

8%

10

  People's Republic of China

1,295

1,067

21%

11

  Spain

979

903

8%

12

  Bahamas

921

1,012

-9%

12

  Hong Kong

921

738

25%

14

  Netherlands

864

930

-7%

15

  India

835

629

33%

16

  Costa Rica

777

629

24%

17

  Ireland

691

738

-6%

18

  Republic of China (Taiwan)

662

629

5%

18

  Republic of Korea

662

574

15%

20

  Brazil

605

602

0%

20

  Australia

605

602

0%

22

  Switzerland

518

520

0%

23

  Greece

489

438

12%

23

  Thailand

489

410

19%

25

  Austria

461

410

12%

 

Subtotal to Overseas (2)

28,787

27,351

5%

Total U.S. Resident Travelers

63,502

61,809

3%

    (1) Ranked by 2004 visitation volume

    (2) Overseas includes all countries except Canada and Mexico

    Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, September 2006.