FORECAST
OF INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL TO THE UNITED STATES
(Estimates in Thousands)

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ORIGIN
2004
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04/03
2005p
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05/04
2006p
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06/05
2007p
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07/06
2008p
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08/07
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08/04
Canada 13,849 9% 14,694 6% 15,487 5% 16,293 5% 17,091 5%   23%
Mexico 11,906 13% 12,394 4% 13,039 5% 13,560 4% 14,130 4%   19%
Overseas 20,322 13% 21,966 8% 23,527 7% 24,968 6% 26,473 6%   30%
                         
    Europe 9,686 12% 10,541 9% 11,328 7% 11,964 6% 12,597 5%   30%
       Western Europe 9,306 12% 10,132 9% 10,889 7% 11,497 6% 12,102 5%   30%
       Eastern Europe 380 10% 409 8% 439 7% 467 6% 495 6%   30%
    Asia 5,802 16% 6,232 7% 6,669 7% 7,133 7% 7,660 7%   32%
    South America 1,645 8% 1,765 7% 1,899 8% 2,033 7% 2,163 6%   31%
    Caribbean 1,095 10% 1,174 7% 1,238 5% 1,310 6% 1,383 6%   26%
    Central America 692 5% 743 7% 787 6% 831 6% 877 5%   27%
    Oceania 660 26% 708 7% 750 6% 793 6% 839 6%   27%
    Middle East 502 12% 544 8% 580 7% 613 6% 643 5%   28%
    Africa 241 2% 260 8% 275 6% 292 6% 309 6%   28%
                         
Grand Total 46,077 12% 49,054 6% 52,053 6% 54,821 5% 57,694 5%   25%
p = projection
Overseas excludes Canada and Mexico
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel & Tourism Industries, May 2005