Market Profile: Argentina
Argentina Arrivals to the U.S.
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TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
% Change
1999/1993
Arrivals
387
388
382
413
503
524
501
29%
% Change
13%
0%
-2%
8%
22%
4%
-4%
TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
% Change
1999/1993
Receipts
$918
$1,096
$1,072
$1,224
$1,536
$1,519
$1,457
59%
% Change
14%
19%
-2%
14%
25%
-1%
-4%
ARGENTINE VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES
 
Market Share 1999
Volume 1999
Market Share 1998
Volume 1998
SOUTH ATLANTIC
63.50%
318
66.90%
351
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
30.90%
155
26.60%
139
PACIFIC
17.40%
87
**
**
MOUNTAIN
8.10%
41
**
**
EAST NORTH CENTRAL
8.00%
40
**
**
Florida
57.60%
289
61.50%
322
New York
29.40%
147
25.30%
133
California
16.30%
82
**
**
Illinois
6.90%
35
**
**
VISITATION TO THE CITIES
 
Market Share 1999
Volume 1999
Market Share 1998
Volume 1998
Miami
51.20%
257
52.90%
277
New York City
28.60%
143
24.60%
129
Orlando
23.00%
115
**
**
Chicago
6.60%
33
**
**
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)
 
1999
1998
% Point Change***
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday
71%
73%
-2
Business
25%
25%
1
Visit Friends and Relatives
22%
25%
-4
Attend Convention
15%
16%
-1
Prepaid Package
22%
22%
0
First International Trip
22%
24%
-2
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Rented Automobile
48%
57%
-9
Airline in U.S.
27%
28%
-1
Private Automobile
21%
15%
6
Bus between Cities
8%
12%
-3
Rail between Cities
8%
9%
-1
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
 
1999
1998
% Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)
14.5
14.3
1%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.
$116
$113
3%
Average Number of States Visited
1.6
1.5
7%
Notes:  
  Only the census regions, states, and cities are displayed that have a statistically reliable respondent base for the survey year(s).
* Excluding passenger fare receipts/exports.
** Not displayed due to low respondent base for this survey year.
*** Variance due to rounding.
n/a Information not available.
   
Source:  
  U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Tourism Industries; Bureau of Economic Analysis.
   
Publication Date: Oct-00