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Select Destinations of U.S. Residents Traveling Abroad 2003 - 2004 (OUTBOUND)
Top overseas destinations visited by U.S. residents for 2003 and 2004. Includes percent change.
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Select Destinations of U.S. Residents Traveling Abroad 2003 - 2004 (OUTBOUND)
Rank Country ** 2004 Travelers (000) 2003 Travelers (000) Percent Change
2004/2003

1

Mexico

19,360

17,566

10%

2

Canada

15,056

14,232

6%

3

U.K.

3,692

3,252

14%

4

France

2,407

1,883

28%

5

Italy

1,915

1,638

17%

6

China

1,805

1,051

72%

 

     People's Republic of China

1,067

562

90%

 

     Hong Kong

738

489

51%

7

Germany

1,750

1,540

14%

8

Jamaica

1,258

1,492

-16%

9

Japan

1,067

1,051

1%

10

Bahamas

1,012

1,418

-29%

11

Dominican Republic

957

929

3%

12

Netherlands

930

831

12%

13

Spain

903

929

-3%

14

Ireland

738

562

31%

16

Costa Rica

629

489

29%

16

India

629

416

51%

16

Republic of China (Taiwan)

629

489

29%

19

Australia

602

562

7%

19

Brazil

602

611

-2%

21

Republic of Korea

574

513

12%

22

Switzerland

520

611

-15%

23

Columbia

438

318

38%

23

Greece

438

293

49%

23

Philippines

438

269

63%

 

Subtotal to Overseas*

27,351

24,452

12%

Total U.S. Resident Travelers

61,776

56,250

10%

    * Overseas includes all countries except Canada and Mexico

    ** Ranked by 2004 visitation volume.

    Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, July 2005.