October 2003 International Travel and Forecast for the US
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World Regions Forecast of International Travel to the United States (Estimates in Thousands)
FORECAST OF INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL TO THE UNITED STATES
(Estimates in Thousands)
ORIGIN 2001 %
Change 01/00
2002 %
Change 02/01
2003p % Change 03/02 2004p % Change 04/03 2005p % Change 05/04 2006p % Change 06/05 2007p % Change 07/06   % Change 07/01 % Change 07/02
Canada 13,507 -8% 12,968 -4% 12,773 -2% 13,361 5% 13,882 4% 14,382 4% 14,857 3% 10% 15%
Mexico 9,558 -7% 9,807 3% 9,670 -1% 9,979 3% 10,418 4% 10,793 4% 11,117 3% 16% 13%
Overseas 21,833 -16% 19,117 -12% 17,698 -7% 18,818 6% 20,125 7% 21,486 7% 22,781 6% 4% 19%
   
Europe 9,496 -18% 8,603 -9% 8,548 -1% 9,100 6% 9,771 7% 10,391 6% 10,970 6% 16% 28%
Asia 6,316 -16% 5,689 -10% 4,845 -15% 5,187 7% 5,519 6% 5,955 8% 6,370 7% 1% 12%
South America 2,531 -14% 1,815 -28% 1,486 -18% 1,566 5% 1,706 9% 1,846 8% 1,983 7% -22% 9%
Caribbean 1,202 -10% 1,053 -12% 977 -7% 1,030 5% 1,074 4% 1,118 4% 1,160 4% -3% 10%
Central America 771 -6% 704 -9% 655 -7% 685 5% 722 5% 764 6% 807 6% 5% 15%
Oceania 586 -20% 529 -10% 516 -2% 545 6% 579 6% 608 5% 631 4% 8% 19%
Middle East 644 -8% 483 -25% 437 -9% 460 5% 490 7% 525 7% 564 7% -13% 17%
Africa 287 -3% 241 -16% 233 -3% 247 6% 263 6% 279 6% 296 6% 3% 23%
   
Grand Total 44,898 -12% 41,892 -7% 40,142 -4% 42,158 5% 44,425 5% 46,661 5% 48,754 4% 9% 16%

p = projection;

e = preliminary estimate

Some variance in data may occur due to rounding.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel & Tourism Industries

October 2003


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