Travel and Tourism in the US to 2018

SummaryThe US is the largest global market in terms of inbound tourist expenditure, which increased from US$119.3 billion in 2009 to US$170.9 billion in 2013, at a CAGR of 9.39%. Growth has been due to various international campaigns such as the Brand USA campaign and the promotional initiatives undertaken by the US in other countries such as Germany and Canada. Read more details of report at: report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights, including:
Historic and forecast tourist volumes covering the entire US Travel and Tourism sector
Detailed analysis of tourist spending patterns in the US for various categories in the Travel and Tourism sector, such as accommodation, sightseeing and entertainment, foodservice, transportation, retail, travel intermediaries, and others.
Detailed market classification across each category, with analysis using similar metrics.
Detailed analysis of the airline, hotel, car rental, and travel intermediaries industries.Key FindingsDomestic tourism significantly dominates the overall tourism market in the US, representing 96.7% of the total trips in 2013. The number of domestic trips totaled 2.1 billion in 2013 and is projected to reach 2.2 billion in 2018. The growth of domestic tourism was supported by various state-level campaigns launched in 2013 and 2014 such as “Pure Michigan” and “Utah Mighty 5”. Domestic tourist expenditure is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.45% over the forecast period, to reach US$945.4 billion in 2018
The US recorded growth in international arrivals from emerging countries, particularly BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China), during the historic period. Visitors from China increased from 880,400 in 2009 to 2.2 million in 2013. Similarly, visitors from Brazil increased from 892,600 in 2009 to 2.1 million in 2013, while visitors from India increased from…