Market Profile: The Netherlands*
Dutch 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

317

342

379

371

408

440

473

49%

% Change

n/a

8%

11%

-2%

10%

8%

8%

 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS** (in millions)

Year

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996r

1997

% Change 1997/1991

Receipts

$468

$578

$751

$756

$782

$1,141

$972

108%

% Change

n/a

24%

30%

1%

3%

46%

-15%

 

DUTCH VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)

VISITATION TO THE STATES

 

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Market Share 1996

Volume 1996

New York

34.5%

163

38.4%

169

California

27.1%

128

39.8%

175

Florida

16.9%

80

16.1%

71

VISITATION TO THE CITIES

 

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Market Share 1996

Volume 1996

New York City

33.4%

158

36.8%

162

Los Angeles

15.1%

71

16.3%

72

San Francisco

13.8%

65

21.1%

93

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)

 

1997

1996

% Point Change

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

     

Vacation / Holiday

63%

56%

7

Business

33%

39%

-6

Visit Friends and Relatives

38%

30%

8

Attend Convention

8%

11%

-4

Prepaid Package

14%

12%

2

First International Trip

26%

27%

-1

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

     

Rented Automobile

42%

41%

1

Airline in U.S.

24%

30%

-6

Private Automobile

31%

27%

4

Rail between Cities

17%

14%

3

Bus between Cities

10%

7%

3

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)

 

1997

1996

% Change

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

16.7

16.7

0%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

$83

$82

1%

Average Number of States Visited

2.0

2.2

-9%

Notes:
 
      *   Does not include The Netherland Antilles.
      **   Excluding passenger fare receipts/exports.
n/a Information not available.
r Revised.

Sources:
 

Publication Date:   July 1998