Travel is our second-largest export and it generated a $51 billion trade surplus in 2019. In fact, without travel the U.S. trade deficit would have been nearly 10% larger. This fact sheet highlights the incredible—yet not so obvious—impact of international inbound travel on the U.S. trade balance.

Travel experiences by international visitors to the U.S. help fuel the U.S. economy, and are truly “Made in America”.