Market Profile: Brazil
Brazilian 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

475

555

652

838

848

941

909

91%

% Change

3%

17%

17%

29%

1%

11%

-3%

 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

% Change 1998/1992

Receipts

$1,205

$1,402

$1,817

$2,431

$2,588

$3,021

$2,753

128%

% Change

21%

16%

30%

34%

6%

17%

-9%

 

BRAZILIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)

VISITATION TO THE STATES

 

Market Share 1998

Volume 1998

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Florida

48.8%

444

53.0%

499

New York

31.8%

289

36.4%

343

California

15.8%

144

18.9%

178

Illinois

5.4%

49

**

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VISITATION TO THE CITIES

 

Market Share 1998

Volume 1998

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Miami

34.3%

312

35.7%

336

New York City

31.1%

283

35.4%

333

Orlando

22.6%

206

31.4%

295

Los Angeles

10.7%

97

13.1%

123

San Francisco

**

**

10.4%

98

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)

 

1998

1997

% Point Change

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

     

Vacation / Holiday

64%

71%

-7

Business

35%

32%

3

Attend Convention

19%

16%

3

Visit Friends and Relatives

18%

21%

-3

Prepaid Package

16%

22%

-6

First International Trip

13%

17%

-4

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

     

Rented Automobile

43%

45%

-2

Airline in U.S.

29%

33%

-4

Private Automobile

28%

23%

5

Bus between Cities

10%

10%

0

Rail between Cities

9%

5%

4

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)

 

1998

1997

% Change

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

14.4

13.8

4%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

$129

$172

-25%

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.

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