ITA - Office of Travel and Tourism Industries
International Visitation and Spending in the United States

Market Research

2020 U.S. Travel and Tourism Statistics (Inbound):

2019 U.S. Travel and Tourism Statistics (Inbound):

2018 U.S. Travel and Tourism Statistics (Inbound):

2017 U.S. Travel and Tourism Statistics (Inbound):

Key Market Intelligence for U.S. International Inbound Travel

  • To view a collection of articles by the U.S. Department of Commerce for the Courier, the official monthly magazine of NTA, go to:

    • Countries included are: The U.K., Russia, Germany & France, Japan, South Korea, Australia, China, Canada and Mexico.

  • Since the June 2013 release of the above report, NTA has issued additional articles in Courier with Commerce and several of our federal partners. To see the most recent and upcoming Courier Magazine Articles, go to:
  • The monthly articles started as summaries of the NTTO and Commercial Service Tourism Team webinar series on specific international markets or topics related to international travel to the country. Recently, several of our federal partners have also submitted articles to keep the industry informed of products, services and developments within their agencies that impact the travel and tourism industry both domestically and internationally. We plan to continue this series to provide key market intelligence and updates on federal programs and initiatives there to support travel and tourism to and within the country.

  • For more information on the upcoming or the most recent webinars in which Commerce also offers an opportunity to obtained the past webinar slides and actual recording of the past webinars, go to:

To Purchase Reports and/or Program Information:

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Revised & Restructured Travel Spending Estimates 1999-2013, and future releases:

In June and October 2014, BEA issued the restructured and revised trade data including new estimates of travel and tourism for all world regions and countries from 1999-2013. DO NOT USE ANY OF THE SPENDING ESTIMATES ON THIS WEBSITE FOR 1999-2013 UNLESS YOU OBTAIN FROM THE FOLLOWING PAGE /research/reports/recpay/index.html

The NTTO has updated the 2013 inbound page reports so they have the correct figures. All other documents with spending data have been revised, but not updated.

For more information on the restructured and revised spending data use the above link. If you have questions or need a clarification on the spending data revisions, please send them to:

Historical U.S. Travel and Tourism Statistics and Analyses (arrivals, spending, states & city visitation)

  • Historical Travel and Tourism-Related Data
    • Historical Inbound Profiles
    • Historical Monthly Arrivals
    • Historical Annual Arrivals
    • Historical 'Top 50' Markets
    • Historical Visitor Spending Tables
    • Historical 'Top Cities Visited' by Overseas Travelers
    • Historical 'Top States Visited' by Overseas Travelers
    • Historical Market Profiles

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