Record Number of Foreign Travelers Visited the U.S. in 2015
A record number of foreign travelers visited the United States last year, up three percent over 2014, according to new government data.
The U.S. Department of Commerce, National Travel & Tourism Office (NTTO) report that a record 77.5 million international visitors traveled to the U.S. in 2015. Travelers from overseas areas, or countries other than Canada and Mexico, also increased 10 percent over 2014 reaching 38.4 million last year.
Visitors from Canada (20,704,701) and Mexico (18,413,649) were the most frequent travelers to the U.S. The ten overseas visitors came from the United Kingdom (4,900,823), Japan (3,758,297), China (2,591,333), Germany (2,271,820), Brazil (2,218,883), South Korea (1,764,871), France (1,752,611), Australia (1,450,113), India (1,125,783), and Italy (1,039,397). – READ MORE