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Irish Visitors to the USA Increase by 7.6 Per Cent

Irish Visitors to the USA Increase by 7.6 Per Cent

The number of Irish visitors to the USA in 2014 totalled 395,037, an increase of 7.6 per cent, according to figures released yesterday by the National Travel & Tourism Office of the US Department of Commerce. Brand USA Logo

 

Meanwhile, international non-stop air traffic to/from the USA in January 2015 totalled 16.1 million passengers, a 5.4 per cent increase over January 2014.

The NTTO earlier announced that international visitors spent $222.3 billion experiencing the United States in 2014, an increase of nearly 4 per cent when compared to the previous year. Conversely, Americans spent an estimated $146.7 billion aboard, resulting in a $75.7 billion balance of trade surplus for the industry in 2014.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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