Overseas Visitation

pdf icon National Travel and Tourism Office Overseas Visitation Report

pdf icon National Travel and Tourism Int'l Visitation to the US Report

Growth in Overseas Visitors

Overseas visitation to Boston (excluding Canada and Mexico) increased 100% between 2005-2015, and rose 14% from 2014 to 2015.

Robust growth in Chinese visitation has driven the increase in international visitors. Boston Logan International Airport now offers direct service to 55 international locations.

Chinese visitors 2013-17

2016 Overseas Spend

While overseas visitors only represent 8% of overall visitation to Boston they account for more almost 15% of tourism spending.

Source: Travel Market Insights