(Millions of trips)
|1990||1995||2000||Percentage change, 1990-2000||Annual growth rate (percent) 1990-2000|
|Inbound to the United States||39||43||51||29.3||2.6|
|Outbound from the United States||45||51||61||36.3||3.1|
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.