Select Destinations of U.S. Residents Traveling Abroad 2005 - 2006 (OUTBOUND)
Top overseas destinations visited by U.S. residents for 2005 and 2006. Includes percent change.
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Select Destinations of U.S. Residents Traveling Abroad 2005 - 2006 (1) (OUTBOUND)
Rank Country (2) 2006 Travelers(000) 2005 Travelers (000) Percent Change
2006/2005

1

  Mexico

19,659

20,325

-3%

 

      Mexico (Air)

5,748

5,673

1%

2

  Canada

13,855

14,391

-4%

        Canada (Air)

3,881

3,915

-1%

3

  U.K.

3,286

3,829

-14%

4

  France

2,231

2,217

1%

5

  Italy

2,201

2,044

8%

6

  Germany

1,688

1,670

1%

6

  Jamaica

1,688

1,353

25%

8

  Bahamas

1,538

**

n.a.

8

  Japan

1,538

1,497

3%

10

  People's Republic of China

1,327

1,295

2%

11

  Spain

995

979

2%

12

  Netherlands

904

864

5%

12

  Hong Kong

904

921

-2%

12

  India

904

835

8%

15

  Ireland

844

691

22%

16

  Republic of China (Taiwan)

693

662

5%

17

  Switzerland

633

518

22%

17

  Republic of Korea

633

662

-4%

18

  Australia

603

605

0%

19

  Greece

482

489

-1%

19

  Thailand

482

489

-1%

 

Subtotal to Overseas (2)

30,148

28,787

5%

Total U.S. Resident Travelers

63,662

63,502

0%

 

(1) Ranked by 2006 visitation volume

(2) Only city destinations having a sample size of 400 or more are displayed.
For more information please contact the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries.

(3) Overseas includes all countries except Canada and Mexico

* * Estimate not shown due to sample size fewer than 400, a new OTTI statistical policy

n/a = Estimate not available.

Note: This table shows only one of the 32 travel characteristics data reported on U.S. resident outbound travelers. Additional information may be obtained for a fee. To learn more, please visit our website: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/research/programs/ifs/index.html

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, July 2007