Market Profile: Australia
Australian 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

471

487

449

407

424

463

501

6%

% Change

n/a

3%

-8%

-9%

4%

9%

8%

 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

% Change 1997/1991

Receipts

$1,053

$1,193

$1,428

$1,431

$1,639

$1,709

$1,839

75%

% Change

n/a

13%

20%

0%

15%

4%

8%

 

AUSTRALIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)

VISITATION TO THE STATES

 

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Market Share 1996

Volume 1996

California

57.2%

287

59.1%

274

New York

20.9%

105

21.2%

98

Hawaii

20.6%

103

20.0%

93

Nevada

17.0%

85

17.0%

79

Florida

13.2%

66

11.3%

52

Colorado

7.3%

37

5.6%

26

Arizona

7.0%

35

7.5%

35

Illinois

6.7%

34

7.5%

35

Louisiana

5.5%

28

5.4%

25

Texas

5.4%

27

5.9%

27

Washington

5.4%

27

5.7%

26

Massachusetts

5.4%

27

7.4%

34

VISITATION TO THE CITIES

 

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Market Share 1996

Volume 1996

Los Angeles

36.4%

182

38.1%

176

San Francisco

23.6%

118

25.1%

116

New York City

19.5%

98

19.7%

91

Las Vegas

16.1%

81

16.2%

75

Oahu/Honolulu

15.9%

80

16.6%

77

Anaheim

10.9%

55

12.1%

56

Orlando

7.8%

39

5.8%

27

District of Columbia (Greater Metropolitan)

7.8%

39

10.1%

47

Chicago

6.4%

32

7.3%

34

San Diego

6.0%

30

6.2%

29

New Orleans

5.4%

27

5.0%

23

Boston

4.9%

25

6.6%

31

Seattle

4.8%

24

5.1%

24

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)

 

1997

1996

% Point Change

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

     

Vacation / Holiday

65%

63%

2

Visit Friends and Relatives

37%

38%

-1

Business

37%

37%

-0

Attend Convention

16%

17%

-1

Prepaid Package

21%

22%

-1

First International Trip

31%

31%

-1

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

     

Airline in U.S.

49%

52%

-3

Rented Automobile

34%

37%

-3

Private Automobile

34%

31%

4

Bus between Cities

11%

12%

-1

Rail between Cities

10%

9%

1

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)

 

1997

1996

% Change

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

23.0

22.3

3%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

$88

$99

-11%

Average Number of States Visited

2.2

2.3

-4%

Notes:
 
      *   Excluding passenger fare receipts/exports.
n/a Information not available.

Sources:
 

Publication Date:   July 1998