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August 14, 2014
U.S. Citizen International Travel up Seven Percent in March 2014
U.S. citizen outbound totaled 14.3 million travelers for first quarter, up Seven Percent
March 2014/2013 YTD Comparisons
U.S. travel to overseas markets (1) totaled 6.5 million, up four percent.
Regional results were:
U.S. travel to North American markets totaled 7.7 million, up 11 percent.
March 2014 YTD Market Share
U.S. travel to overseas locations accounted for 46 percent of U.S. outbound international travel.
North American markets received 54 percent of all U.S. international outbound travel.
For detailed information and data tables please visit: https://travel.trade.gov/view/m-2014-O-001/index.html
In 2011 NTTO began to report monthly U.S. outbound travel 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 markets reflect non-stop air-only data. A portion of the non-stop passenger traffic to Europe will not visit Europe, but will connect through one of Europe’s airline hubs (LHR, AMS, FRA, CDG, MAD, etc.) to Africa and the Middle East. The adjustment to these regions, reflecting visitation (1+ nights), occurs after year-end data is compiled.