Market Profile: Italy
Italy 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
556
527
525
525
580
611
626
13%
% Change
-6%
-5%
0%
0%
10%
5%
2%
TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
% Change 1999/1993
Receipts
$1,203
$1,219
$1,344
$1,691
$1,647
$1,907
$1,691
41a%
% Change
-1%
1%
10%
26%
-3%
16%
-11%
ITALIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES
 
Market Share 1999
Volume 1999
Market Share 1998
Volume 1998
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
44.40%
278
41.30%
252
SOUTH ATLANTIC
32.50%
203
30.70%
188
PACIFIC
31.80%
199
33.10%
202
MOUNTAIN
14.80%
93
21.80%
133
NEW ENGLAND
12.80%
80
9.70%
59
EAST NORTH CENTRAL
**
**
13.30%
81
New York
43.00%
269
38.20%
233
California
30.30%
190
31.70%
194
Florida
20.60%
129
21.90%
134
Nevada
13.00%
81
14.80%
90
Massachusetts
11.30%
71
8.20%
50
Illinois
**
**
9.70%
59
Arizona
**
**
7.30%
45
VISITATION TO THE CITIES
 
Market Share 1999
Volume 1999
Market Share 1998
Volume 1998
New York City
41.90%
262
37.90%
231
Los Angeles
20.00%
125
20.20%
123
San Francisco
18.20%
114
18.00%
110
Miami
12.60%
79
16.40%
100
Las Vegas
12.30%
77
14.60%
89
Boston
10.70%
67
7.10%
43
Washington, DC
7.80%
49
**
**
Chicago
**
**
9.40%
57
San Diego
**
**
5.60%
34
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)
 
1999
1998
% Point Change***
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday
60%
62%
-2
Business
33%
36%
-3
Visit Friends and Relatives
28%
26%
2
Attend Convention
14%
12%
2
Prepaid Package
14%
20%
-6
First International Trip
25%
29%
-3
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Rented Automobile
37%
42%
-5
Airline in U.S.
30%
37%
-8
Private Automobile
22%
26%
-4
Bus between Cities
7%
5%
2
Rail between Cities
6%
11%
-6
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
 
1999
1998
% Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)
14.3
14.4
-1%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.
$117
$107
9%
Average Number of States Visited
1.8
1.8
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