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Arrival statistics continue to stream in for 2014, solidifying the United States’ ability to reach a record number of visitors arrivals for 2014.
International visitors arriving to the United States in the first 10 months of the year — 62.7 million — increased seven percent compared to the same period in 2013, according to data published by the U.S. Department of Commerce this week.
In October specifically, visitation increased six percent to 6.3 million international travelers in 2014.
In October, eight of the top 10 source markets posted an increase in visitors. This is an improvement over September during which six of the largest source markets posted a decrease or no change in visitation.
Canada and Japan were the only countries to experience slight drops in visitation in October while China exceeded 20-percent growth.
|Country of Residence||% Change October 14 vs. 13|
|People’s Republic of China (EXCL HK)||21%|