October 2022 Total International Travel Volume
October 2022 Total International Travel Volume to and from the United States
- In October 2022, International Visitor Arrivals to the United States totaled 5,136,449, An Increase of 144.9% Compared to October 2021
- Outbound Travel Departures From the United States by U.S. Citizens Totaled 6,804,344 in October 2022, An Increase of 50% Compared to October 2021
Data recently released by the National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) show that in October 2022:
International Arrivals to the United States
- Total non-U.S. resident international visitor volume to the United States of 5,136,449, increased 144.9% compared to October 2021 and rose to 76.8% of the pre-COVID total visitor volume reported for October 2019, up from the prior month’s 72.7%.
- Overseas visitor volume to the United States of 2,456,788 increased 217.1% from October 2021.
- October 2022 was the nineteenth 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, Colombia (with 80,195 visitors), and Ecuador (with 36,723 visitors), were the only countries that reported a decrease in visitor volume in October 2022 compared to October 2021, with a -17.6%, and a -16.7%, change respectively.
- The largest number of international visitor arrivals was from Canada (1,546,064), Mexico (1,133,597), the United Kingdom (403,609), Germany (177,181) and France (153,221). Combined, these top 5 source markets accounted for 66.46% of total international arrivals.
International Departures from the United States
- Total U.S. citizen international visitor departures from the United States of 6,804,344 increased 50% compared to October 2021 and were 89% of total departures in pre-pandemic October 2019.
- October 2022 was the nineteenth consecutive month that total U.S. citizen international visitor departures from the United States increased on a YOY basis.
- Mexico recorded the largest outbound visitor volume of 2,839,964 (41.7% of total departures for October and 41.3% year-to-date (YTD)). Canada recorded a significant YOY increase of 146.2%.
- Combined YTD, Mexico (27,332,860) and the Caribbean (7,531,551) accounted for 52.7% of total U.S. citizen international visitor departures, down 0.2 percentage points from September 2022 YTD.
- October U.S. outbound visitor volume to Europe was up 117.3% compared to October 2021. At 13,482,976 YTD, Europe was the second largest market for outbound U.S. visitors through the first ten months of 2022. During this time, U.S. visitor volume to Europe increased 235% and accounted for 20.4% of all departures.
Want to view interactive data visualization of these statistics? Please visit our ADIS/I-94 Visitor Arrivals Monitor (Country of Residence) and
(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.