Just in time for National Hispanic Heritage Month,CheapOair recently released analytics for travel from U.S. origins to Hispanic destinations finding that travel to Latin America is booming, with traffic up by 7% since 2013*.
Up-and-coming Central American countries saw a significant increase in traveler numbers. Honduras and Nicaragua have seen visitor numbers up over 75% since 2013, while El Salvador and Guatemala saw even greater increases with numbers up 88% and 95%, respectively*.
The data shows that travelers to Latin America tend to take long trips, with an average stay of 19 days. The data also indicates that travelers to the southernmost countries of South America including Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Bolivia had an even higher average stay of 24 days*.
*The data referenced compared year over year passenger numbers on flights from all U.S origins to Latin American countries from 2013 – 2017.