February 13, 2018
U.S. Citizen International Travel Increased 13 Percent in November 2017
U.S. outbound totaled 79.8 million so far in 2017, up 10 percent for the year
Strong Growth to Europe, Mexico, Oceania and Africa; Solid Growth to Other Regions
November 2017/2016 Comparisons
U.S. travel to all international regions totaled 6.5 million in November, up 13 percent.
U.S. travel to overseas markets (1) totaled 2.7 million, up nine percent in November and up 10 percent for the year (35.1 million). Regional results for the month were as follows:
U.S. travel to ‘other’ North American markets totaled 3.8 million and was up 16 percent compared to November 2016. Travel to Canada and Mexico for the year (44.7 million) was up 10 percent.
November 2017 YTD Market Share
U.S. travel to overseas locations accounted for 44 percent of U.S. outbound international travel.
North American markets received 56 percent of all U.S. international outbound travel.
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NTTO reports U.S. outbound travel monthly 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
International Trade Administration