Select Destinations Visited by U.S. Resident Travelers 2001-2002
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Select Destinations of U.S. Residents
Traveling Abroad 2001 - 2002
(OUTBOUND)

Rank Country* 2002 Travelers
(000)
2001 Travelers
(000)
Percent Change
2002/2001
1 Mexico 16,810 17,153 -2%
2 Canada 16,161 15,570 4%
3 U.K. 3,229 3,383 -5%
4 France 2,223 2,626 -15%
5 Italy 1,661 1,944 -15%
6 Germany 1,591 1,894 -16%
7 Japan 1,287 1,060 21%
8 Dominican Rep 1,100 1,338 -18%
9 Jamaica 983 1,313 -25%
10 Netherlands 866 858 1%
11 Spain 866 1,010 -14%
12 Bahamas 796 555 43%
13 Hong Kong 749 732 2%
14 People's Republic of China 725 682 6%
15 Republic of China (Taiwan) 632 656 -4%
16 Republic of Korea 608 530 15%
17 Ireland 562 757 -26%
17 Switzerland 562 707 -21%
19 Australia 562 833 -33%
20 Brazil 491 606 -19%
21 Costa Rica 398 379 5%
21 India 398 454 -12%
21 Thailand 398 404 -2%
24 Singapore 374 328 14%
25 Belgium 328 353 -7%
25 Greece 328 429 -24%
25 El Salvador 328 303 8%
Subtotal to Overseas*** 23,397 25,249 -7%
Total U.S. Resident Travelers 56,368 57,972 -3%

* Ranked by 2002 visitation volume.

** The Mexico 2001 and 2002 estimates are preliminary and subject to change.

*** Overseas includes all countries except Canada and Mexico

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, July 2003.