Market Profile: United Kingdom
United Kingdom 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
2,999
2,772
2,888
3,246
3,721
3,975
4,252
42%
% Change
6%
-8%
4%
12%
15%
7%
7%
TRENDS IN RECEIPTS** (in millions)
Year
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
% Change 1999/1993
Receipts
$6,370
$6,119
$6,662
$6,450
$7,102
$7,600
$8,398
32%
% Change
14%
-4%
9%
-3%
10%
7%
11%
BRITISH* VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES (in thousands)
 
Market Share 1999
Volume 1999
Market Share 1998
Volume 1998
SOUTH ATLANTIC
42.50%
1,807
45.10%
1,793
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
27.40%
1,165
25.50%
1,014
PACIFIC
20.80%
884
22.90%
910
MOUNTAIN
11.30%
480
10.90%
433
NEW ENGLAND
9.60%
408
9.20%
366
EAST NORTH CENTRAL
8.40%
357
6.20%
246
WEST SOUTH CENTRAL
5.00%
213
5.70%
227
WEST NORTH CENTRAL
2.10%
89
2.30%
91
PACIFIC ISLANDS
2.00%
85
2.30%
91
Florida
34.70%
1,475
36.00%
1,431
New York
23.60%
1,003
21.80%
867
California
19.20%
816
21.20%
843
Nevada
7.60%
323
6.80%
270
Massachusetts
7.40%
315
6.80%
270
Illinois
5.30%
225
3.60%
143
New Jersey
4.80%
204
4.00%
159
Texas
3.30%
140
***
***
Arizona
3.30%
140
3.40%
135
Pennsylvania
2.50%
106
3.30%
131
Hawaii
2.00%
85
2.30%
91
VISITATION TO THE CITIES (in thousands)
 
Market Share 1999
Volume 1999
Market Share 1998
Volume 1998
Orlando
27.20%
1,157
28.60%
1,137
New York City
22.50%
957
20.40%
811
Los Angeles
9.70%
412
11.70%
465
San Francisco
9.00%
383
10.30%
409
Las Vegas
7.10%
302
6.40%
254
Boston
6.50%
276
6.30%
250
Tampa/St. Petersburg
5.40%
230
10.00%
398
Chicago
5.10%
217
3.50%
139
District of Columbia (Greater Metro)
5.00%
213
5.40%
215
San Diego
3.70%
157
3.20%
127
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)
 
1999
1998
% Point Change
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday
72%
71%
1
Visit Friends and Relatives
32%
34%
-2
Business
23%
25%
-2
Attend Convention
5%
5%
1
Prepaid Package
24%
24%
0
First International Trip
22%
20%
2
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Rented Automobile
40%
43%
-2
Private Automobile
26%
27%
-1
Airline in U.S.
18%
22%
-4
Bus between Cities
9%
7%
2
Rail between Cities
7%
8%
-1
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
 
1999
1998
% Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)
14.2
15.7
-10%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.
$78
$85
-8%
Average Number of States Visited
1.5
1.5
0%
Notes:  
  Only the census regions, states, and cities are displayed that have a statistically reliable respondent base for the survey year(s).
* Denotes residents of England, Scotland, Wales and northern Ireland.
** 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