Market Profile: Germany
German 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

1,692

1,827

1,623

1,848

1,997

1,994

1,902

12%

% Change

18%

8%

-11%

14%

8%

0%

-5%

 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

% Change 1998/1992

Receipts

$3,412

$3,957

$3,577

$4,212

$4,403

$4,142

$4,149

22%

% Change

27%

16%

-10%

18%

5%

-6%

0%

 

GERMAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)

VISITATION TO THE STATES

 

Market Share 1998

Volume 1998

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

California

26.5%

504

26.7%

532

Florida

24.7%

470

24.1%

481

New York

24.6%

468

25.9%

516

Nevada

10.3%

196

13.4%

267

Arizona

8.1%

154

8.5%

169

Illinois

6.6%

126

5.3%

106

Texas

6.5%

124

5.2%

104

Massachusetts

5.9%

112

6.0%

120

Georgia

4.9%

93

5.3%

106

Utah

4.3%

82

4.4%

88

Louisiana

3.7%

70

2.5%

50

New Jersey

**

**

4.8%

96

Virginia

**

**

4.3%

86

Pennsylvania

**

**

3.5%

70

Hawaii

**

**

3.1%

62

Colorado

**

**

2.7%

54

Washington

**

**

2.7%

54

Ohio

**

**

2.6%

52

South Carolina

**

**

2.4%

48

North Carolina

**

**

2.2%

44

VISITATION TO THE CITIES

 

Market Share 1998

Volume 1998

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

New York City

22.1%

420

23.6%

471

San Francisco

14.9%

283

16.1%

321

Los Angeles

13.9%

264

14.3%

285

Orlando

11.3%

215

10.1%

201

Miami

10.0%

190

11.6%

231

Las Vegas

9.9%

188

12.9%

257

District of Columbia (Greater Metropolitan)

6.9%

131

8.1%

162

Chicago

6.3%

120

5.1%

102

Boston

5.2%

99

5.3%

106

Fort Myers

5.1%

97

3.3%

66

San Diego

5.0%

95

6.4%

128

Fort Lauderdale

4.3%

82

5.0%

100

Tampa/St. Petersburg

4.1%

78

5.7%

114

Atlanta

4.0%

76

3.7%

74

New Orleans

3.4%

65

2.2%

44

Phoenix

**

**

2.6%

52

Monterey

**

**

2.5%

50

Santa Barbara

**

**

2.9%

58

Philadelphia

**

**

2.4%

48

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)

 

1998

1997

% Point Change

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

     

Vacation / Holiday

65%

66%

-1

Visit Friends and Relatives

36%

35%

1

Business

28%

27%

1

Attend Convention

8%

8%

0

Prepaid Package

12%

13%

-1

First International Trip

26%

25%

1

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

     

Rented Automobile

46%

48%

-2

Private Automobile

28%

26%

2

Airline in U.S.

24%

28%

-4

Rail between Cities

9%

12%

-3

Bus between Cities

6%

8%

-2

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)

 

1998

1997

% Change

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

20.6

17.3

19%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

$78

$90

-13%

Average Number of States Visited

1.8

1.9

-5%

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