1998 Profile of U.S. Resident Travelers Visiting Overseas Destinations Reported From: Survey of International Air Travelers(IFS)
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Posted January 2000
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U.S. RESIDENT TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS:All U.S. TravelersFor Leisure & VFRFor Business & Conv.
Total Number of Travelers**23,069,00017,833,0008,559,000
International Destinations
Visited*:
Caribbean16%18%8%
   Jamaica7%8%3%
   Bahamas3%3%1%
South America9%8%10%
   Brazil3%2%4%
   Peru1%1%1%
   Venezuela2%1%2%
Central America4%4%3%
Africa2%2%3%
Middle East5%4%5%
   Israel1%1%1%
   Turkey1%2%1%
Asia19%16%25%
   Japan5%3%8%
   Hong Kong3%3%5%
   Republic of Korea (South)3%2%5%
   Republic of China (Taiwan)3%2%4%
   Philippines2%2%1%
   P.R. of China2%2%3%
   Singapore2%1%3%
   India2%2%2%
   Thailand1%1%2%
Oceania3%3%3%
   Australia2%2%3%

* Multiple Response.

** NOTE: Percentages listed in this profile can be converted into estimated numbers by multiplying the percentage by 23,069,000 (total U.S. Residents visiting overseas destinations), 17,833,000 (Leisure % Visit Friends/Relatives) and 8,559,000 (Business & Convention).