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) has increased 100% between 2005-2015, and rose 14% from 2014 to 2015.

3 Top Country Oversea's Travelers to Boston  chart

Robust growth in Chinese visitation has driven the increase in international visitors. Boston Logan International Airport now offers direct service to 53 international locations.

Growth in Chinese Visitors

Visitation from China has increased 54% since 2011 and 570% since 2007.

2016 Overseas Spend

While overseas visitors only represent 7% of overall visitation to Boston they account for more almost 12% of tourism spending.

Source: Travel Market Insights