Comparing the U.S. Commerce Department’s list of most-visited nations in 2007 (based on a survey of airlines) and the 2008 Global Attitudes surveys reveals that in six of their 10 most popular foreign destinations Americans are well-liked; opinion is mixed or negative in three nations, and ratings are not available for one country. Among Americans’ top 10 travel destinations, the nation in which they are most liked is Great Britain, where 70% of residents say they have a good opinion of their U.S. counterparts. Read More

Russell Heimlich  is a former web developer at Pew Research Center.