Market Profile: Brazil
Brazilian 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
555
652
838
848
941
909
665
20%
% Change
17%
17%
29%
1%
11%
-3%
-27%
TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
% Change 1999/1993
Receipts
$1,402
$1,817
$2,431
$2,588
$3,021
$2,753
$2,034
45%
% Change
16%
30%
34%
6%
17%
-9%
-26%
BRAZILIAN 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
52.20%
347
57.40%
522
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
24.50%
163
32.90%
299
PACIFIC
22.50%
150
17.00%
155
EAST NORTH CENTRAL
13.60%
90
9.60%
87
MOUNTAIN
11.80%
78
9.10%
83
Florida
43.90%
292
48.80%
444
New York
23.30%
155
31.80%
289
California
21.70%
144
15.80%
144
Illinois
10.30%
68
5.40%
49
VISITATION TO THE CITIES
 
Market Share 1999
Volume 1999
Market Share 1998
Volume 1998
Miami
28.20%
188
34.30%
312
Orlando
24.40%
162
22.60%
206
New York City
22.50%
150
31.10%
283
Chicago
5.40%
36
5.20%
47
Los Angeles
**
**
10.70%
97
San Francisco
**
**
**
**
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)
 
1999
1998
% Point Change***
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday
58%
64%
-6
Business
37%
35%
2
Visit Friends and Relatives
21%
18%
4
Attend Convention
18%
19%
0
Prepaid Package
13%
16%
-3
First International Trip
15%
13%
2
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Rented Automobile
45%
43%
1
Airline in U.S.
34%
29%
4
Private Automobile
26%
28%
-2
Bus between Cities
6%
10%
-5
Rail between Cities
5%
9%
-4
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
 
1999
1998
% Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)
14.6
14.4
1%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.
$126
$129
-2%
Average Number of States Visited
1.6
1.6
0%
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