Lonely Planet Writer

US visitor numbers likely to break records

Las Vegas airport names sixth hottest. Image by kennejima / CC BY 2.0
Las Vegas airport welcomes tourists. Image by kennejima / CC BY 2.0

Visitor numbers to the US in 2014 look set to break records. In each of the first eight months of the year figures were up on 2013, with the latest data, from August, showing big increases from Mexico, Brazil, China and Italy. Of all the traditionally large markets for inbound tourism, only Japan saw a decrease in visitors, down 5%. Read more: skift.com