August 2022 Total International Travel Volume
August 2022 Total International Travel Volume to and from the United States
In August 2022, International Visitor Arrivals to the United States totaled 5,697,087, An Increase of 158.6% Compared to August 2021
Outbound Travel Departures From the United States by U.S. Citizens Totaled 7,610,285 in August 2022, An Increase of 53% Compared to August 2021
Data recently released by the National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) show that in August 2022:
International Arrivals to the United States
- Total non-U.S. resident international visitor volume to the United States of 5,697,087 increased 158.6% compared to August 2021 and rose to 70.2% of the pre-COVID total visitor volume reported for August 2019, up from the prior month’s 67.6%.
- Overseas visitor volume to the United States of 2,625,678 increased 172.6% from August 2021.
- August 2022 was the seventeenth consecutive month that total non-U.S. resident international arrivals to the United States increased on a year-over-year (YOY) basis.
- Of the top 20 tourist generating countries to the United States, China (PRC) (with 75,912 visitors), Ecuador (with 73,359 visitors), and Colombia (with 34,575 visitors) were the only countries that reported a decrease in visitor volume in August 2022 compared to August 2021, with a -17.5%, -16.0%, and a -13.1% change respectively.
- The largest number of international visitor arrivals was from Canada (1,794,400), Mexico (1,277,009), the United Kingdom (371,994), Germany (177,029) and India (163,572). Combined, these top 5 source markets accounted for 66.4% of total international arrivals.
International Departures from the United States
- Total U.S. citizen international visitor departures from the United States of 7,610,285 increased 53% compared to August 2021 and were 81% of total departures in pre-pandemic August 2019.
- August 2022 was the seventeenth consecutive month that total U.S. citizen international visitor departures from the United States increased on a year-over-year basis.
- Mexico recorded the largest outbound visitor volume of 2,769,329 (36.4% of total departures for August and was 41.9% year-to-date (YTD). Canada recorded a significant year-over-year (YOY) increase of 249.7%.
- Combined YTD, Mexico (21,997,635) and the Caribbean (6,390,750) accounted for 54.1% of total U.S. citizen international visitor departures, down 1.1 percentage points from July 2022 YTD.
- Europe YTD (10,203,581), the second largest outbound visitor volume, increased 289% YOY, accounting for 19.4% of all departures. This was up 0.3 percentage points from a 19.1% share in July 2022 YTD.
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(Country of Citizenship) and our I-92/APIS International Air Passenger Monitor for a more comprehensive and customizable experience!
I-92/APIS International Air Passengers
The ADIS/I-94 Visitor Arrivals Program, in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), provides a count of visitor arrivals (Overseas+Canada+Mexico) to the United States (with stays of 1-night or more and visiting under certain visa types) and is used to calculate U.S. travel and tourism exports. Visit the ADIS/I-94 Visitor Arrivals Program home page for more information on U.S. visitor arrivals.
The APIS/I-92 Program provides information on non-stop international air traffic between the United States and other countries. The data has been collected from the Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection’s Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) since July 2010. The APIS based “I-92” system provides air traffic data on the following parameters: number of passengers, by country, airport, scheduled or chartered, U.S. Flag, foreign flag, citizens and non-citizens. Visit the APIS/I-92 Data Program home page for more information on airline travel to and from the United States.