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Annual 2004 Preliminary Estimates
Total Travel Receipts/Exports & Total Travel Trade Balance
Geographic Balance of Payment Data
(Millions of Dollars)
2004 2003 %Change 2004 2003 %Change
Total Travel Total Travel 2004/2003 Total Travel Total Travel 2004/2003
Country/Region Receipts Receipts Exports Balance Balance Travel Balance
Canada $10,343 $8,958 15% $2,734 $2,176 26%
Mexico $7,935 $7,019 13% -$1,331 -$1,247 n.m.
Overseas $75,429 $64,225 17% $4,404 $1,703 159%
Europe $32,369 $27,675 17% -$1,303 -$3,311 n.m.
Western Europe $31,516 $26,380 19% -$1,124 -$2,898 n.m.
United Kingdom $12,833 $11,259 14% $2,892 $1,832 58%
Eastern Europe $853 $1,295 -34% -$179 -$413 n.m.
Central America, South $16,120 $14,344 12% $1,851 $954 94%
America & Caribbean
Japan $12,410 $10,017 24% $8,934 $6,728 33%
Australia, New Zealand $3,244 $2,494 30% -$345 -$710 n.m.
& South Africa
Australia $2,480 $1,814 37% $628 $129 387%
Other $11,286 $9,695 16% -$4,733 -$1,958 n.m.
Grand Total $93,707 $80,202 17% $5,807 $2,632 121%
Total Travel Receipts is the sum of travel receipts and passenger fare receipts
Travel Receipts/Exports = Spending by international visitors within the U.S. on travel-related expenses, i.e., lodging, food, entertainment, etc. 
Passenger Fares Receipts/Exports = Spending by international visitors traveling to the U.S. on U.S. flag carriers, and other misc. transportation
 
The preliminary estimates provided here will be revised in June 2005 by the Bureau of Economic Analysis
 
n.m. = not meaningful.  The percentage change figures between negatives numbers does not provide a meaningful comparison
 
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries & Bureau of Economic Analysis
 
Released:  March 2005

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