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December 05, 2014
U.S. Citizen International Travel up Seven Percent in September 2014 Nine Percent YTD
U.S. citizen outbound totaled 5.1 million travelers for the month and 52.1 million YTD
September 2014/2013 Comparisons(1)
U.S. travel to overseas markets totaled 2.4 million, up seven percent in September and almost seven percent for the year (23.8 million). Regional results for the month were as follows:
U.S. travel to other North American markets totaled 2.7 million and was up seven percent compared to September 2013. Travel to Canada and Mexico for the year (28.3 million) was up 12 percent.
September 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
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
(1) Overseas and Mexico air markets reflect non-stop air-only data. A portion of the non-stop passenger traffic to Europe, Middle East and Mexico will transit those regions, connecting through airline hubs (LHR, AMS, FRA, CDG, DBX, MEX etc.) to points beyond. The adjustment to these regions, reflecting ‘visitation’ (1+ nights), occurs after year-end Survey data is compiled.