Market Profile: Netherlands
Dutch 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

379

371

408

440

473

490

43%

% Change

8%

11%

-2%

10%

8%

8%

4%

 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS** (in millions)

Year

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1997

% Change 1998/1992

Receipts

$577

$751

$756

$782

$1,141

$972

$922

60%

% Change

24%

30%

1%

3%

46%

-15%

-5%

 

DUTCH VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)

VISITATION TO THE STATES

 

Market Share 1998

Volume 1998

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

New York

27.9%

137

34.5%

163

California

27.4%

134

27.1%

128

Florida

**

**

16.9%

80

VISITATION TO THE CITIES

 

Market Share 1998

Volume 1998

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

New York City

26.5%

130

33.4%

158

District of Columbia (Greater Metropolitan)

13.4%

66

**

**

Los Angeles

13.0%

64

15.1%

71

San Francisco

13.0%

64

13.8%

65

Miami

10.7%

52

**

**

Chicago

10.6%

52

**

**

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)

 

1998

1997

% Point Change

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

     

Vacation / Holiday

62%

63%

-1

Visit Friends and Relatives

46%

38%

8

Business

32%

33%

-1

Attend Convention

10%

8%

2

Prepaid Package

14%

14%

-0

First International Trip

20%

26%

-7

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

     

Rented Automobile

35%

42%

-7

Private Automobile

27%

31%

-4

Airline in U.S.

25%

24%

1

Rail between Cities

19%

17%

2

Bus between Cities

10%

10%

0

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)

 

1998

1997

% Change

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

14.5

16.7

-13%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

$83

$83

0%

Average Number of States Visited

2.0

2.0

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