Regional Profile: Oceania
Arrivals to the U.S. from Oceania
 
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TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)

Year

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

% Change 1999/1993

Arrivals

609

556

588

629

680

639

667

10%

% Change

-7%

-9%

6%

7%

8%

-6%

4%

 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

% Change 1999/1993

Receipts

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

% Change

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

 

OCEANIA VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)

VISITATION TO THE STATES

 

Market Share 1999

Volume 1999

Market Share 1998

Volume 1998

PACIFIC

62.4%

416

62.5%

399

MOUNTAIN

25.6%

171

26.3%

168

MIDDLE ATLANTIC

22.9%

153

22.0%

141

SOUTH ATLANTIC

21.6%

144

21.3%

136

PACIFIC ISLANDS

19.8%

132

19.3%

123

EAST NORTH CENTRAL

10.5%

70

9.4%

60

WEST SOUTH CENTRAL

8.1%

54

10.7%

68

NEW ENGLAND

5.6%

37

5.5%

35

California

58.5%

390

59.6%

381

New York

20.3%

135

19.0%

121

Hawaii

19.8%

132

19.3%

123

Nevada

16.5%

110

15.7%

100

Florida

11.4%

76

10.9%

70

Illinois

6.5%

43

6.0%

38

Colorado

6.4%

43

6.6%

42

Washington

6.1%

41

5.3%

34

Arizona

5.3%

35

6.1%

39

Massachusetts

4.3%

29

4.4%

28

Texas

**

**

6.8%

43

Louisiana

**

**

4.1%

26

VISITATION TO THE CITIES

 

Market Share 1999

Volume 1999

Market Share 1998

Volume 1998

Los Angeles

40.1%

267

39.3%

251

San Francisco

20.7%

138

20.8%

133

New York City

19.6%

131

17.7%

113

Oahu/Honolulu

15.8%

105

16.4%

105

Las Vegas

15.5%

103

14.6%

93

Anaheim

10.7%

71

10.5%

67

District of Columbia (Greater Metropolitan)

7.4%

49

7.9%

50

San Diego

7.4%

49

6.7%

43

Chicago

6.2%

41

5.8%

37

Orlando

5.9%

39

6.1%

39

Seattle

5.7%

38

4.3%

27

Boston

**

**

3.9%

25

New Orleans

**

**

3.9%

25

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)

 

1999

1998

% Point Change***

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

     

Vacation / Holiday

66%

64%

2

Visit Friends and Relatives

46%

43%

3

Business

32%

35%

-3

Attend Convention

15%

16%

-1

Prepaid Package

19%

20%

-2

First International Trip

26%

27%

0

Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)

     

Airline in U.S.

48%

49%

-2

Private Automobile

34%

33%

2

Rented Automobile

31%

35%

-4

Bus between Cities

13%

13%

0

Rail between Cities

10%

9%

1

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)

 

1999

1998

% Change

Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)

22.7

20.9

9%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

$84

$94

-11%

Average Number of States Visited

2.1

2.1

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:

May 2000