Market Profile: Germany
German 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

1,430

1,692

1,827

1,623

1,848

1,997

1,994

39%

% Change

n/a

18%

8%

-11%

14%

8%

-0%

 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996r

1997

% Change 1997/1991

Receipts

$2,690

$3,412

$3,957

$3,577

$4,212

$4,403

$4,142

54%

% Change

n/a

27%

16%

-10%

18%

5%

-6%

 

GERMAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)

VISITATION TO THE STATES

 

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Market Share 1996

Volume 1996

California

26.7%

532

28.6%

571

New York

25.9%

516

25.1%

501

Florida

24.1%

481

24.4%

487

Nevada

13.4%

267

13.9%

278

Arizona

8.5%

169

10.3%

206

Massachusetts

6.0%

120

5.7%

114

Georgia

5.3%

106

4.8%

96

Illinois

5.3%

106

5.3%

106

Texas

5.2%

104

5.3%

106

New Jersey

4.8%

96

4.1%

82

Utah

4.4%

88

6.7%

134

Pennsylvania

4.3%

86

4.4%

88

Hawaii

3.1%

62

3.1%

62

Washington

2.7%

54

3.0%

60

Colorado

2.7%

54

3.3%

66

Ohio

2.6%

52

2.8%

56

Louisiana

2.5%

50

3.1%

62

North Carolina

**

**

2.8%

56

Michigan

**

**

2.6%

52

Virginia

**

**

3.5%

70

VISITATION TO THE CITIES

 

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Market Share 1996

Volume 1996

New York City

23.6%

471

23.6%

471

San Francisco

16.1%

321

17.8%

355

Los Angeles

14.3%

285

16.5%

330

Las Vegas

12.9%

257

13.2%

264

Miami

11.6%

231

10.0%

200

Orlando

10.1%

201

10.9%

218

District of Columbia (Greater Metropolitan)

8.1%

162

9.0%

180

San Diego

6.4%

128

6.0%

120

Tampa/St. Petersburg

5.7%

114

5.7%

114

Boston

5.3%

106

5.0%

100

Chicago

5.1%

102

4.9%

98

Fort Lauderdale

5.0%

100

3.4%

68

Atlanta

3.7%

74

3.9%

78

Fort Myers

3.3%

66

4.9%

98

Santa Barbara

2.9%

58

**

**

Phoenix

2.6%

52

3.3%

66

Monterey

2.5%

50

**

**

New Orleans

**

**

2.9%

58

Seattle

**

**

2.7%

54

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)

 

1997

1996

% Point Change

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

     

Vacation / Holiday

66%

65%

2

Visit Friends and Relatives

35%

36%

-1

Business

27%

28%

-1

Attend Convention

8%

9%

-0

Prepaid Package

12.6%

12%

0

First International Trip

25.0%

26%

-1

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

     

Rented Automobile

48%

49%

-1

Airline in U.S.

28%

30%

-2

Private Automobile

26%

26%

0

Rail between Cities

12%

10%

2

Bus between Cities

8%

6%

1

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)

 

1997

1996

% Change

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

17.3

18.7

-7%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

$90

$101

-11%

Average Number of States Visited

1.9

2.0

-5%

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

Sources:
 

Publication Date:   July 1998