Market Profile: Venezuela
Venezuelan 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

372

444

416

511

447

488

541

45%

% Change

20%

19%

-6%

23%

-13%

9%

11%

 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

% Change 1998/1992

Receipts

$888

$1,389

$1,162

$1,384

$1,401

$1,440

$1,592

79%

% Change

25%

56%

-16%

19%

1%

3%

11%

 

VENEZUELAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)

VISITATION TO THE STATES

 

Market Share 1998

Volume 1998

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Florida

72.3%

391

78.4%

383

New York

22.8%

123

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VISITATION TO THE CITIES

 

Market Share 1998

Volume 1998

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Miami

61.1%

330

70.4%

344

New York City

22.2%

120

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SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)

 

1998

1997

% Point Change

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

     

Vacation / Holiday

62%

61%

1

Visit Friends and Relatives

33%

33%

-0

Business

31%

39%

-8

Attend Convention

9%

10%

-1

Prepaid Package

9%

3%

6

First International Trip

2%

6%

-4

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

     

Rented Automobile

53%

53%

-0

Private Automobile

23%

30%

-7

Airline in U.S.

20%

24%

-4

Bus between Cities

5%

6%

-1

Rail between Cities

5%

7%

-3

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)

 

1998

1997

% Change

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

11.7

13.7

-15%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

n/a

n/a

n/a

Average Number of States Visited

1.3

1.3

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