Table 2 Overnight Travel Between the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Overseas: 1990, 1995, and 2000

Table 2
Overnight Travel Between the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Overseas: 1990, 1995, and 2000

(Millions of trips)

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  1990 1995 2000 Percentage change, 1990-2000 Annual growth rate (percent) 1990-2000
Total trips 84 94 112 33.0 2.9
North America 53 54 59 11.2 1.1
Canada 30 28 30 0.7 0.1
Mexico 23 27 29 24.5 2.2
Overseas 31 40 53 70.1 5.5
Inbound to the United States 39 43 51 29.3 2.6
North America 24 23 25 2.5 0.2
Canada 17 15 15 -15.5 -1.7
Mexico 7 8 10 46.6 3.9
Overseas 15 21 26 72.5 5.6
Outbound from the United States 45 51 61 36.3 3.1
North America 29 32 34 18.6 1.7
Canada 12 13 15 23.4 2.1
Mexico 16 19 19 15.1 1.4
Overseas 16 19 27 67.9 5.3

NOTE: The International Trade Administration counts inbound overnight arrivals using Immigration and Naturalization Service I-94 data and includes only arrivals from each tourist visitor to the United States. A tourist visitor is defined as a "person traveling to the United States for one or more nights for a period not exceeding twelve months and who is traveling for pleasure, business or study.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Tourism Industries, "Arrivals to the U.S. 1990-2000," and "U.S. Resident Travel Abroad: Historical Visitation-Outbound 1990-2000 (One or More Nights)," available at http://tinet.ita.doc.gov, as of July 1, 2001.