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

Year

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

% Change 1998/1992

Arrivals

342

387

388

382

413

503

524

53%

% Change

22%

13%

0%

-2%

8%

22%

4%

 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

% Change 1998/1992

Receipts

$808

$918

$1,096

$1,072

$1,224

$1,536

$1,519

88%

% Change

46%

14%

19%

-2%

14%

25%

-1%

 

ARGENTINE VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)

VISITATION TO THE STATES

 

Market Share 1998

Volume 1998

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Florida

61.5%

322

62.1%

312

New York

25.3%

133

32.1%

161

VISITATION TO THE CITIES

 

Market Share 1998

Volume 1998

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Miami

52.9%

277

55.7%

280

New York City

24.6%

129

32.1%

161

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)

 

1998

1997

% Point Change

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

     

Vacation / Holiday

73%

65%

8

Business

25%

31%

-6

Visit Friends and Relatives

25%

25%

0

Attend Convention

16%

17%

-1

Prepaid Package

22%

25%

-3

First International Trip

24%

21%

3

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

     

Rented Automobile

57%

46%

11

Airline in U.S.

28%

29%

-1

Private Automobile

15%

21%

-6

Rail between Cities

9%

6%

3

Bus between Cities

12%

9%

3

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)

 

1998

1997

% Change

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

14.3

13.5

6%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

$113

n/a

n/a

Average Number of States Visited

1.5

1.6

-6%

Notes:

*

Excluding passenger fare receipts/exports.

**

Not displayed due to low respondent base for this survey year.

n/a

Information not available.

Source:

 

Tourism Industries, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

 

Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

Publication Date:

October 1999