An enhance in visitors from the United Kingdom and Ireland has contributed to a file variety of 34.4 million abroad visitors to the USA in 2014.
This is up eight per cent from 2013, in response to the newest figures launched by US beneath secretary of commerce for worldwide commerce, Stefan Selig.
The UK retains its place as the highest abroad market for worldwide travel to the USA (excluding Canada and Mexico) as visitation to the nation elevated by 3.6 per cent, rising from 3,835,308 visitors in 2013 to three,972,655 in 2014.
Additionally, inbound travel from Ireland to the US grew to 395,037 in 2014, a rise of seven per cent from 2013.
The international advertising efforts of Brand USA, the tourism advertising organisation for the United States, have helped convey a file variety of 75 million worldwide visitors to the nation in whole in 2014, a rise of seven per cent over 2013.
This consists of visitors from Canada and Mexico.
Christopher Thompson, chief government for Brand USA, mentioned: “We are proud to see this newest enhance in visitation to the United States and to be one step nearer to our purpose of welcoming 100 million worldwide visitors yearly to the United States by 2021.
“We are grateful for the continued support of our partners and look forward to expanding our marketing efforts in 2015 to further drive international travel to the USA.”
Brand USA’s goal is to rekindle the holidaymakers’ love affair with America – reclaiming the USA’s share of the market and positioning the nation as a various vacation spot with limitless experiences to be explored.
By highlighting the nation as a recent and surprising vacation spot, with welcoming and pleasant locals, Brand USA promotes the US because the world’s premier travel vacation spot.