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U.S. Citizen International Travel was Down Four Percent in April 2013

  • Published by Vedat
U.S. travel to overseas markets totaled 2.2 million, down two percent in April and flat for the year.

europeRegional results were:

• Europe, 815,000 travelers, down two percent
• Caribbean, 545,000 travelers, down six percent
• Asia, 353,000 travelers, down three percent
• Central America, 180,000 travelers, up one percent
• South America, 125,000 travelers, flat
• Middle East, 119,000 travelers, up six percent
• Oceania, 41,000 travelers, up nine percent
• Africa, 25,000 travelers, down four percent


U.S. travel to other North American markets totaled 2.23 million, down five percent compared to April 2012.

• Mexico, 1.6 million travelers, down three percent; however, air travel (495,000) was up five percent
• Canada, 647,000 travelers, down 10 percent; air travel (240,000) was down one percent


Travel to Canada and Mexico was down one percent for the year.

April 2013 YTD Market Share

U.S. travel to overseas locations accounted for 48 percent of U.S. outbound international travel.

• Europe, a 15 percent share;
• Caribbean, a 13 percent share;
• Asia, an eight percent share;
• Central America, a five percent share;
• South America, a three percent share;
• Middle East, a three percent share;
• Oceania, a one percent share, and
• Africa, almost a one percent share


North American markets received 52 percent of all U.S. international outbound travel.

• U.S. travel to Mexico a 39 percent share; and
• Canada a 13 percent share.
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