Market Profile: Argentina
Argentine Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)

Year

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

% Change 1997/1991

Arrivals

281

342

387

388

382

413

503

79%

% Change

n/a

22%

13%

0%

-2%

8%

22%

 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

% Change 1997/1991

Receipts

$554

$808

$918

$1,096

$1,072

$1,224

$1,536

177%

% Change

n/a

46%

14%

19%

-2%

14%

25%

 

ARGENTINE VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)

VISITATION TO THE STATES

 

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Market Share 1996

Volume 1996

Florida

62.1%

312

67.2%

278

New York

32.1%

161

27.2%

112

VISITATION TO THE CITIES

 

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Market Share 1996

Volume 1996

Miami

55.7%

280

59.0%

244

New York City

32.1%

161

26.7%

110

Orlando

**

**

22.5%

93

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)

 

1997

1996

% Point Change

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

     

Vacation / Holiday

65%

67%

-2

Business

31%

29%

2

Visit Friends and Relatives

25%

25%

0

Attend Convention

17%

15%

3

Prepaid Package

25%

21%

4

First International Trip

21%

19%

2

Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)

     

Rented Automobile

46%

55%

-10

Airline in U.S.

29%

29%

0

Private Automobile

21%

20%

1

Rail between Cities

6%

8%

-2

Bus between Cities

9%

5%

4

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)

 

1997

1996

% Change

Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)

13.5

11.9

13%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

n/a

n/a

n/a

Average Number of States Visited

1.6

1.6

0%

Notes:
 
      *   Excluding passenger fare receipts/exports.
  **   Not displayed due to low respondent base for this survey year.
  n/a   Information not available.

Sources:
 

Publication Date:   October 1998