Market Profile: Australia
Australia 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
449
407
424
463
501
461
483
8%
% Change
-8%
-9%
4%
9%
8%
-8%
5%
TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
% Change 1999/1993
Receipts
$1,428
$1,431
$1,639
$1,709
$1,839
$1,562
$1,735
21%
% Change
20%
0%
15%
4%
8%
-15%
11%
AUSTRALIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)

VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES
 
Market Share 1999
Volume 1999
Market Share 1998
Volume 1998
PACIFIC
62.20%
300
61.80%
285
MOUNTAIN
27.50%
133
28.60%
132
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
25.40%
123
24.50%
113
SOUTH ATLANTIC
23.40%
113
22.30%
103
PACIFIC ISLANDS
18.40%
89
16.30%
75
EAST NORTH CENTRAL
10.90%
53
10.10%
47
WEST SOUTH CENTRAL
8.90%
43
11.40%
53
NEW ENGLAND
6.10%
29
5.80%
27
California
58.60%
283
58.50%
270
New York
22.70%
110
21.50%
99
Hawaii
18.40%
89
16.30%
75
Nevada
17.70%
85
17.20%
79
Florida
12.80%
62
12.30%
57
Colorado
7.00%
34
7.10%
33
Illinois
6.50%
31
6.50%
30
Texas
**
**
7.30%
34
Arizona
**
**
6.30%
29
Washington
**
**
5.80%
27
Massachusetts
**
**
4.70%
22
VISITATION TO THE CITIES
 
Market Share 1999
Volume 1999
Market Share 1998
Volume 1998
Los Angeles
37.90%
183
36.90%
170
San Francisco
23.60%
114
23.00%
106
New York City
22.10%
107
20.00%
92
Las Vegas
16.50%
80
15.90%
73
Oahu/Honolulu
14.90%
72
13.90%
64
Anaheim
11.80%
57
11.40%
53
District of Columbia (Greater Metropolitan)
8.10%
39
7.70%
35
San Diego
7.40%
36
6.00%
28
Orlando
**
**
7.00%
32
Chicago
**
**
6.30%
29
Seattle
**
**
4.90%
23
Boston
**
**
4.30%
20
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)
 
1999
1998
% Point Change***
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday
66%
64%
3
Visit Friends and Relatives
44%
42%
3
Business
33%
36%
-4
Attend Convention
14%
16%
-1
Prepaid Package
19%
21%
-2
First International Trip
27%
28%
-1
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Airline in U.S.
49%
51%
-2
Rented Automobile
32%
37%
-5
Private Automobile
33%
32%
2
Bus between Cities
12%
13%
-1
Rail between Cities
11%
10%
1

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
 
1999
1998
% Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)
23.7
21
13%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.
$85
$101
-16%
Average Number of States Visited
2.2
2.1
5%
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