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January 23, 2015
U.S. Citizen International Travel Increased 12 Percent in November 2014
U.S. outbound totaled 62.0 million in 2014, up 10 percent for year
November 2014/2013 Comparisons
U.S. travel to overseas markets(1) totaled 2.1 million, up almost four percent in November and six percent for the year (28.2 million). Regional results for the month were as follows:
U.S. travel to other North American markets totaled 2.8 million and was up 20 percent compared to November 2013. Travel to Canada and Mexico for the year (33.9 million) was up 13 percent.
November 2014 YTD Market Share
U.S. travel to overseas locations accounted for 45 percent of U.S. outbound international travel.
North American markets received 55 percent of all U.S. international outbound travel.
Note1: Easter/Passover occurred ‘later’ in 2014 (April 20) vs. 2013 (March 31).
For detailed information and data tables please visit: http://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.