Latin America Travel: U.S Arrivals to South America takes a dip

Posted on February 12, 2017 • Filed under: Latin America Travel . November was the third consecutive month that U.S. arrivals to South America decreased or were flat from the previous year and the fourth — albeit non-consecutive — month of declines in U.S. arrivals to the Caribbean in 2016. Travel brands are monitoring demand for Latin America following zika virus outbreaks across the region during the past year.

— Dan Peltier

Some 2.3 million U.S. citizens traveled abroad in November, reflecting no change from the number of U.S. overseas trips in November 2015, according to monthly statistics released this week by the U.S. National Travel and Tourism Office.


This brings U.S. citizen overseas travel to 31.8 million in the first 11 months of 2016, up six percent year-to-date (this excludes travel to Mexico and Canada). Read Full Article

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