According to the latest data released by the National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO), there was a significant increase in total international travel volume to and from the United States in June 2023.
International Arrivals to the United States:
• Total non-U.S. resident international visitor volume to the United States of 4,996,037, increased 24.5% compared to June 2022 and represents 79% of the pre-COVID total visitor volume reported for June 2019, down from the prior month’s 80.1%.
• Overseas visitor volume to the United States of 2,551,730 increased +23.5% from June 2022.
• June 2023 was the twenty-seventh consecutive month that total non-U.S. resident international arrivals to the United States increased year-over-year (YOY).
• Of the top 20 tourist-generating countries to the United States, Colombia (with 100,935 visitors), Spain (with 60,626) and Ireland (with 40,153) reported a decrease in visitor volume in June 2023 compared to June 2022, with a -9.7%, -5.8%, and -2.5% change, respectively.
• The largest number of international visitor arrivals was from Canada (1,353,299), Mexico (1,091,008), the United Kingdom (276,208), India (172,383) and Germany (131,890). Combined, these top 5 source markets accounted for 61% of total international arrivals.
International Departures from the United States:
• Total U.S. citizen international visitor departures from the United States of 10,377,992 increased 20% compared to June 2022 and were 99% of total departures in pre-pandemic June 2019.
• June 2023 was the twenty-seventh consecutive month that total U.S. citizen international visitor departures from the United States increased on a YOY basis.
• June 2023 YTD total U.S. citizen international visitor departures from the United States totaled 46,637,044, a YOY increase of 31.5%. The YTD market share for North America (Mexico & Canada) was 48.9% and overseas was 51.1%.
• Mexico recorded the largest outbound visitor volume of 3,173,421 (30.6% of total departures for June and 37.8% YTD). Canada recorded a YOY increase of 42.2%.
• Combined YTD, Mexico (17,616,073) and the Caribbean (5,582,126) accounted for 49.7% of total U.S. citizen international visitor departures, down 2.6 percentage points from May 2023.
• Europe was the second largest market for outbound U.S. visitors with 2,694,228 departures. This accounted for 26% of all departures in June and 20.0% YTD. Outbound visitation to Europe in June 2023 increased 19.3% compared to June 2022.
The National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) is the official United States Government source for travel and tourism statistics.
In addition to providing statistics, the National Travel and Tourism Office creates a positive climate for growth in travel and tourism by reducing institutional barriers to tourism, administers joint marketing efforts, provides official travel and tourism statistics, and coordinates efforts across federal agencies through the Tourism Policy Council. The Office works to enhance the international competitiveness of the US travel and tourism industry and increase its exports, thereby creating US employment and economic growth.