2005 Profile Of Overseas Travelers To The U.S. - Inbound (Page 4 of 8)

Reported From: Survey Of International Air Travelers (IFS)

OVERSEAS TRAVELERS CHARACTERISTICS: ALL OVERSEAS VISITORS ALL LEISURE VISITORS ALL BUSINESS VISITORS
Total Number of Travelers = 21,679,000 13,397,000 5,203,000
       
 Type of Accommodations*:      
       
  Hotel, Motel 78% 83% 87%
       Average Number of Nights 7.8 7.6 8.3
       Median Number of Nights 5.0 5.0 5.0
       
  Private Home 33% 29% 23%
       Average Number of Nights 19.9 17.2 20.9
       Median Number of Nights 10.0 10.0 7.0
       
  Other 3% 3% 3%
       Mean Number of Nights 15.1 13.0 21.1
       Median Number of Nights 7.0 7.0 7.0
       
 Nights Spent in the U.S.      
       
 Average 16.2 14.4 15.3
 Median 8.0 8.0 6.0
       
 First International U.S. Trip:      
       
 First Time Visitors 22% 27% 13%
 Repeat Visitors 78% 73% 87%
       
 U.S. Trips in Last 12 Months:      
       
 Mean # of Trips 2.0 1.6 3.2
 Median # of trips 1.0 1.0 2.0
       
 U.S. Trips in Last 5 Years:      
       
 Mean # of Trips 6.2 4.4 11.7
 Median # of trips 3.0 2.0 7.0
       
 Number of States Visited*:      
       
 One State 70% 70% 64%
 Two States 18% 18% 22%
 Three or More States 12% 13% 14%
 Average (Number of States) 1.5 1.5 1.6
 Median (Number of States) 1.0 1.0 1.0
       
 Number of Destinations Visited:      
       
 Average (Number of Destinations) 1.9 2.1 1.9
 Median (Number of Destinations) 1.0 1.0 1.0
       
 Transportation in the U.S.*:      
       
 Taxi 42% 43% 49%
 Rented Auto 30% 32% 35%
 Company or Private Auto 26% 22% 26%
 Airline in the U.S. 25% 23% 32%
 City Subway/Bus 23% 28% 15%
 Bus between Cities 10% 13% 5%
 Railroad between Cities 9% 9% 9%

*Multiple Response

NOTE: All percentages listed in this profile can be converted into estimated numbers by multiplying the percentage by 21,679,000 (total overseas travelers to the U.S.), 13,397,000 (total leisure travelers), or 5,203,000 (total business travelers).

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