2005 Profile of U.S. Resident Travelers Visiting Overseas Destinations - Outbound (Page 4 of 8)

Reported From: Survey Of International Travelers

U.S. RESIDENT TRAVELERS CHARACTERISTICS:
Total Number of Travelers (2)
All
U.S. Travelers
28,787,000
For
Leisure & VFR
23,922,000
For
Business & Conv.
7,830,000
Type of Accommodations (3):      
Hotel, Motel
64%
61%
79%
    Average Number of Nights
8.8
8.8
8.4
    Median Number of Nights
7
7
6
       
Private Home
44%
49%
29%
    Average Number of Nights
17.3
16.5
17.1
    Median Number of Nights
10
10
8
       
Other
6%
6%
6%
    Mean Number of Nights
17.8
15.3
17.2
    Median Number of Nights
7
7
8
       
Nights Outside the U.S.:
     
Average Number of Nights
16.4
16.4
14.0
Median Number of Nights
10
11
8
       
First International Trip from the U.S.:      
First Time Visitors
6%
7%
3%
Repeat Visitors
94%
93%
97%
       
Number of International Trips
in Past 12 Months:
     
Mean Number of Trips
2.7
2.3
4.5
Median Number of Trips
2
2
3
       
Number of International Trips
in Past 5 Years:

     
Mean Number of Trips
10.7
8.8
18.6
Median Number of Trips
6
5
12
       
Number of Countries Visited (3):      
One Country
81%
81%
74%
Two Countries
13%
13%
17%
Three or More Countries
7%
7%
9%
Average (Countries)
1.3
1.3
1.4
Median (Countries)
1
1
1
       
Number of Destinations Visited (3):      
One Destination
60%
59%
55%
Two Destinations
21%
21%
26%
Three or More Destinations
19%
20%
20%
Average (No. of Destinations)
1.8
1.8
1.8
Median (No. of Destinations)
1
1
1

Footnotes:

(1)  Estimates are listed if they comprise at least 2% of the 28,787,000 U.S. residents visiting overseas destinations in 2005.

(2)  Percentages listed in this profile can be converted into estimated numbers by multiplying the percentage by 28,787,000 (total U.S. residents visiting overseas destinations),
     23,922,000 (83.1% Leisure/Visit Friends/Relatives) and 7,830,000 (27.2% Business/Convention).

(3)  Multiple responses possible for this travel attribute.

(4)  Subject to revision.

(5)  Trip payment method reflects the proportion of total spending made using the payment method.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel & Tourism Industries, "In-Flight Survey," May 2006.



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