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Table 1 Spending: Top 10 markets for 2016 spending in the U.S. Rank Country Spending (billions) Change from 2015 33 1 China 2 Canada +9% 3 Mexico 4 Japan 16.1 -7% 5 United Kingdom 16 -4% 6 India 20.9 -8% 20.2 +3% 13.6 +14% 11 7 Brazil 8 Australia 8.7 -20% -7% 9 South Korea 8.6 +4% 10 Germany 8 -9% Table 2 Arrivals: Top 10 markets for 2016 visitation to the U.S. Rank Country 1 Canada 2 Mexico Arrivals (millions) Change from 2015 19.3 -7% 18.7 +2% 4.6 3 United Kingdom 4 Japan 5 China 6 Germany 2 -10% 7 South Korea 2 +12% 8 Brazil 1.7 -24% 1.6 -7% 9 France 10 Australia -7% 3.6 -5% 3 +15% 1.4 -7% number of travelers hosted. Rankings for the top 10 cities visited by overseas travelers (not necessar- ily their port of entry) in 2016 remain almost identical to 2015. Los Angeles/ Long Beach (No. 3) and Honolulu/Oahu (No. 7) saw slight increases in visitation; all other cities in the top 10 recorded declines. The market share of the top 10 cities is detailed in Table 3. To see additional information on the top arrivals and spending markets for the U.S., go to the Inbound Travel to the U.S. page on the NTTO website, bit.ly/2xResAv. Table 3 U.S. cities 2016 market share of overseas visitors Rank City About NTTO The National Travel and Tourism Office of the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration manages the Travel and Tourism Statistical System for the U.S. For more information and the latest data, market research, news releases and policy information, visit travel.trade.gov. Table 3: Totals exceed 100 percent because travelers can list up to eight destinations visited. 2016 market share 1 New York City 26% 2 Miami 14.3% 3 Los Angleles/Long Beach 13.2% 4 Orlando 11.9% 5 San Francisco 9.5% 6 Las Vegas 8.9% 7 Honolulu/Oahu 6.4% 8 Washington, D.C. 5.6% 9 Boston 4.1% 10 Chicago 3.9% Source for all charts: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Travel and Tourism Office NTAonline.com 13