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U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM BALANCE OF TRADE
(RECEIPTS/EXPORTS AND PAYMENTS/IMPORTS) 1993-2003r

 
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U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM BALANCE OF TRADE
(RECEIPTS/EXPORTS AND PAYMENTS/IMPORTS) 1993-2003r
RECEIPTS/EXPORTS
  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002r 2003r
TOTAL ($Mil) $74,403 $75,414 $82,304 $90,231 $94,294 $91,423 $94,586 $103,087 $89,819 $83,774 $80,202
% Change 4% 1% 9% 10% 5% -3% 3% 9% -13% -7% -4%
TRAVEL ($Mil) $57,875 $58,417 $63,395 $69,809 $73,426 $71,325 $74,801 $82,400 $71,893 $66,728 $64,509
% Change 6% 1% 9% 10% 5% -3% 5% 10% -13% -7% -3%
PASSENGER FARES ($Mil) $16,528 $16,997 $18,909 $20,422 $20,868 $20,098 $19,785 $20,687 $17,926 $17,046 $15,693
% Change -1% 3% 11% 8% 2% -4% -2% 5% -13% -5% -8%
PAYMENTS/IMPORTS
  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003r
TOTAL ($Mil) $52,123 $56,844 $59,579 $63,887 $70,189 $76,454 $80,278 $88,979 $82,833 $78,013 $77,570
% Change 6% 9% 5% 7% 10% 9% 5% 11% -7% -6% -1%
TRAVEL ($Mil) $40,713 $43,782 $44,916 $48,078 $52,051 $56,483 $58,963 $64,705 $60,200 $58,044 $56,613
% Change 6% 8% 3% 7% 8% 9% 4% 10% -7% -4% -2%
PASSENGER FARES ($Mil) $11,410 $13,062 $14,663 $15,809 $18,138 $19,971 $21,315 $24,274 $22,633 $19,969 $20,957
% Change 8% 14% 12% 8% 15% 10% 7% 14% -7% -12% 5%
TRAVEL TRADE BALANCE (SURPLUS/DEFICIT)
BALANCE ($Mil) $22,280 $18,570 $22,725 $26,344 $24,105 $14,969 $14,308 $14,108 $6,986 $5,761 $2,632
% Change 0% -17% 22% 16% -8% -38% -4% -1% -50% -18% -54%

Travel Receipts/Exports = Spending by international visitors within the U.S. on travel-related expenses, i.e., lodging, food, entertainment, etc.

Passenger Fares Receipts/Exports = Spending by international visitors traveling to the U.S. on U.S. flag carriers, and other misc. transportation.

Travel Payments/Imports = Spending by U.S. citizens outside the U.S. on travel-related expenses, i.e., lodging, food, entertainment, etc.

Passenger Fares Payments/Imports = Spending by U.S. citizens traveling outside the U.S. on foreign flag carriers, and other misc. transportation.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries & Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

r = revised. The revised estimates are from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, which update and replace the March 2004 preliminary estimates

Released: December 2004