Market Profile: Taiwan
Taiwan 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
327
379
413
415
443
386
453
39%
% Change
14%
16%
9%
0%
7%
-13%
17%
TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
% Change 1999/1993
Receipts
$1,040
$1,468
$1,559
$1,370
$1,287
$1,035
$1,189
14%
% Change
22%
41%
6%
-12%
-6%
-20%
15%
TAIWANESE VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES
 
Market Share 1999
Volume 1999
Market Share 1998
Volume 1998
PACIFIC
64.40%
292
70.00%
270
MOUNTAIN
22.40%
101
20.20%
78
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
18.60%
84
17.80%
69
PACIFIC ISLANDS
15.80%
72
13.50%
52
SOUTH ATLANTIC
11.60%
53
12.90%
50
WEST SOUTH CENTRAL
7.90%
36
7.10%
27
EAST NORTH CENTRAL
5.90%
27
6.80%
26
NEW ENGLAND
4.70%
21
**
**
U.S. Mainland
88.00%
399
91.60%
354
California
60.00%
272
66.20%
256
Nevada
19.30%
87
16.10%
62
Hawaii
15.70%
71
13.50%
52
New York
15.20%
69
14.00%
54
Texas
6.90%
31
**
**
Washington
5.40%
24
5.90%
23
Florida
5.00%
23
**
**
Massachussetts
4.40%
20
**
**
New Jersey
4.00%
18
**
**
Illinois
3.90%
18
**
**
VISITATION TO THE CITIES
 
Market Share 1999
Volume 1999
Market Share 1998
Volume 1998
Los Angeles
39.60%
179
42.80%
165
San Francisco
27.10%
123
29.10%
112
Las Vegas
18.80%
85
15.60%
60
New York City
14.30%
65
13.10%
51
Oahu/Honolulu
9.20%
42
7.80%
30
San Jose
7.40%
34
8.20%
32
Seattle
5.20%
24
5.60%
22
Boston
4.20%
19
**
**
District of Columbia
(Greater Metropolitan)
3.90%
18
**
**
Chicago
3.30%
15
**
**
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)
 
1999
1998
% Point Change***
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday
63%
60%
3
Visit Friends and Relatives
45%
47%
-2
Business
30%
32%
-2
Attend Convention
10%
13%
-2
Prepaid Package
25%
24%
2
First International Trip
26%
27%
0
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Airline in U.S.
47%
44%
3
Private Automobile
40%
43%
-3
Rented Automobile
33%
35%
-2
Bus between Cities
13%
12%
1
Rail between Cities
5%
5%
0
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
 
1999
1998
% Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)
17.5
20
-13%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.
$102
$99
3%
Average Number of States Visited
1.7
1.7
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