Market Profile: Japan
Japan 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
3,543
3,805
4,598
5,183
5,368
4,885
4,826
36%
% Change
-3%
7%
21%
13%
4%
-9%
-1%
TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
% Change 1999/1993
Receipts
$9,631
$9,868
$11,760
$11,790
$11,068
$9,424
$9,711
1%
% Change
4%
2%
19%
0%
-6%
-15%
3%
JAPANESE VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES
 
Market Share 1999
Volume 1999
Market Share 1998
Volume 1998
PACIFIC ISLANDS
58.20%
2,809
61.70%
3,014
PACIFIC
24.80%
1,197
25.10%
1,226
MOUNTAIN
12.00%
579
**
**
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
10.00%
483
9.10%
445
SOUTH ATLANTIC
7.00%
338
7.00%
342
EAST NORTH CENTRAL
4.50%
217
4.20%
205
NEW ENGLAND
2.20%
106
1.80%
88
WEST SOUTH CENTRAL
2.10%
101
2.40%
117
WEST NORTH CENTRAL
1.20%
58
0.80%
39
EAST SOUTH CENTRAL
0.80%
39
0.80%
39
U.S. Mainland
43.60%
2,104
40.40%
1,974
Hawaiian Islands
39.20%
1,892
42.30%
2,066
California
22.40%
1,081
23.00%
1,124
Guam
19.10%
922
19.50%
953
Nevada
10.10%
487
7.20%
352
New York
9.20%
444
8.20%
401
Florida
3.50%
169
3.40%
166
Illinois
2.30%
111
2.40%
117
Washington
2.20%
106
2.40%
117
Arizona
2.10%
101
1.50%
73
Massachusetts
1.80%
87
1.40%
68
Texas
1.70%
82
2.00%
98
Michigan
1.20%
58
0.90%
44
Ohio
1.10%
53
1.00%
49
Oregon
1.00%
48
0.80%
39
Georgia
1.00%
48
1.20%
59
Pennsylvania
**
**
0.90%
44
New Jersey
**
**
0.90%
44

VISITATION TO THE CITIES
 
Market Share 1999
Volume 1999
Market Share 1998
Volume 1998
Oahu/Honolulu
32.90%
1,588
35.10%
1,715
Los Angeles
14.10%
680
15.30%
747
Las Vegas
9.90%
478
7.00%
342
New York City
8.80%
425
7.90%
386
San Francisco
7.40%
357
6.50%
318
Maui
4.70%
227
5.20%
254
Chicago
2.20%
106
2.20%
107
Anaheim
2.20%
106
3.90%
191
Seattle
2.10%
101
2.30%
112
District of Columbia (Greater Metropolitan)
2.00%
97
1.80%
88
Orlando
2.00%
97
2.20%
107
Boston
1.70%
82
1.30%
64
San Jose
1.60%
77
1.60%
78
San Diego
1.50%
72
2.30%
112
Kauai
1.50%
72
1.00%
49
Hawaii (Big Island)
1.30%
63
1.40%
68
Detroit
1.00%
48
**
**
Atlanta
1.00%
48
1.20%
59
Portland, Oregon
0.90%
43
**
**
Miami
0.90%
43
1.00%
49
Dallas/Ft. Worth
**
**
0.90%
44
Phoenix
**
**
0.80%
39
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)
 
1999
1998
% Point Change***
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday
81%
81%
0
Business
16%
16%
0
Visit Friends and Relatives
17%
16%
0
Attend Convention
6%
7%
-1
Prepaid Package
46%
47%
-1
First International Trip
28%
30%
-3
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Airline in U.S.
29%
28%
1
Rented Automobile
22%
23%
-1
Private Automobile
22%
23%
-1
Bus between Cities
19%
19%
0
Rail between Cities
4%
4%
0
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
 
1999
1998
% Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)
7.8
8
-3%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.
$161
$158
2%
Average Number of States Visited
1.3
1.3
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