Table 14 Top 40 Countries of Origin for Overnight Arrivals in the United States: 1990, 1995, and 2000

Table 14
Top 40 Countries of Origin for Overnight Arrivals in the United States: 1990, 1995, and 2000

(Thousands of trips)

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Rank in 2000 Country 1990 1995 2000 Percentage change, 1990-2000 Annual growth rate (percent)
1 Canada 17,263 14,662 14,594 -15.5 -1.7
2 Mexico 7,041 8,016 10,322 46.6 3.9
3 Japan 3,231 4,598 5,061 56.6 4.6
4 United Kingdom 2,244 2,888 4,703 109.6 7.7
5 Germany 1,203 1,848 1,786 48.5 4.0
6 France 716 922 1,087 51.8 4.3
7 Brazil 398 838 737 85.0 6.3
8 South Korea 211 592 662 213.3 12.1
9 Italy 396 525 612 54.7 4.5
10 Venezuela 264 511 577 118.1 8.1
11 Netherlands 284 408 553 94.7 6.9
12 Australia 466 424 540 15.9 1.5
13 Argentina 185 382 534 189.2 11.2
14 Taiwan 239 413 457 91.3 6.7
15 China1 229 387 453 97.3 7.0
16 Colombia 155 233 417 169.1 10.4
17 Switzerland 294 397 395 34.5 3.0
18 Spain 243 302 361 48.8 4.1
19 Israel 162 216 325 101.1 7.2
20 Sweden 282 219 322 14.1 1.3
21 Bahamas 324 281 294 -9.4 -1.0
22 Ireland 99 149 286 188.1 11.2
23 India 110 123 274 149.1 9.6
24 Belgium 138 206 250 81.0 6.1
25 Jamaica 187 196 243 29.8 2.6
26 Dominican Republic 175 176 197 12.9 1.2
27 Chile 69 152 192 180.3 10.9
28 Peru 115 127 192 67.5 5.3
29 Guatemala 111 131 186 67.7 5.3
30 El Salvador 56 82 185 231.0 12.7
31 Costa Rica 80 118 176 119.8 8.2
32 Austria 107 173 176 64.2 5.1
33 New Zealand 174 142 172 -1.1 -0.1
34 Philippines 98 110 168 70.9 5.5
35 Denmark 97 108 149 54.1 4.4
36 Norway 104 103 148 41.9 3.6
37 Trinidad & Tobago 95 82 138 45.7 3.8
38 Singapore 54 103 136 154.7 9.8
39 Ecuador 72 98 130 81.5 6.1
40 Poland 61 48 116 91.1 6.7
  Total, top 40 countries of origin 37,830 41,491 48,306 27.7 2.5
  Total, all overnight trips 39,363 43,317 50,891 29.3 2.6

1 China includes Hong Kong.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Tourism Industries, "Arrivals to the U.S., 1990-2000," available at http://tinet.ita.doc.gov, as of July 1, 2001.