The U.S. faces a pressing challenge: America’s share of the international travel market has declined from 13.8 percent in 2015 to 12.2 percent in 2017. Even after posting growth in overseas visitations in 2017, the U.S. continued to lose market share for the second consecutive year. In 2017, global long-haul travel grew at an impressive rate of 9.3 percent while overseas travel to the U.S. grew by only 2 percent. America isn’t winning when it’s falling behind global heavyweights like China, Germany, France, the U.K., Spain and others.