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U.S. International Visitation Up Three Percent in November 2013

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

United States welcomed 5.4 million international visitors in November 2013, a three percent increase over November 2012.

nyc-libertyslIn November 2013, the top inbound markets continued to be Canada and Mexico. Non-resident visits from Canada were down one percent but visits from Mexico increased one percent. Japan (-4.3%), the United Kingdom (5.2%), and Brazil (10.7%) rounded out the top five. All nine inbound overseas regional markets posted increases in non-resident visits in November 2013. Five of the nine inbound regions posted double-digit increases.

For the first 11 months of 2013, international visits (63.9 million) were up five percent compared to the same period in 2012.

Top 10 Countries (Sort based on November 2013)

Country of Residence

% Change November
2013 vs. 2012

% Change YTD November
2013 vs. 2012

  Canada

-1%

3%

  Mexico

1%

2%

  Japan

-4%

1%

  United Kingdom

5%

2%

  Brazil

11%

15%

  Germany

7%

2%

  People's Republic of China (EXCL HK)

22%

23%

  South Korea

7%

9%

  France

-1%

3%

  Venezuela

13%

19%

Non-Resident Visits from Overseas Countries

• In November 2013, non-resident visits from overseas countries (2.3 million) were up seven percent over November 2012, accounting for 43 percent of total international visits to the United States.

• During the first 11 months of 2013, non-resident visits from overseas countries (29.2 million) were up eight percent compared to the same period of 2012, accounting for 46 percent of total international visits.

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