Market Profile: Argentina
Argentine Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Argentina
ARGENTINE ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 % Change
2000/1994
Arrivals
388
382
413
503
524
501
534
38%
% Change
0%
-2%
8%
22%
4%
-4%
7%
 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 % Change
2000/1994
Receipts
$1,096
$1,072
$1,224
$1,536
$1,519
$1,457
n/a
n/a
% Change
19%
-2%
14%
25%
-1%
-4%
n/a
 

ARGENTINE VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES
Regions & States Market Share 2000 Volume 2000 Market Share 1999 Volume 1999
SOUTH ATLANTIC
70.6%
377
63.5%
318
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
23.5%
125
30.9%
155
EAST NORTH CENTRAL
8.9%
48
8.0%
40
MOUNTAIN
5.3%
28
8.1%
41
PACIFIC
**
**
17.4%
87
Florida
63.3%
338
57.6%
289
New York
22.0%
117
29.4%
147
California
**
**
16.3%
82
Illinois
**
**
6.9%
35

ARGENTINE VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES
Cities Market Share 2000 Volume 2000 Market Share 1999 Volume 1999
Miami
55.2%
295
51.2%
257
New York City
21.7%
116
28.6%
143
Orlando
**
**
23.0%
115
Chicago
**
**
6.6%
33

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)
  2000 1999 % Point Change***
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday
65%
71%
-5
Business
31%
25%
6
Visit Friends and Relatives
24%
22%
2
Attend Convention
15%
15%
-1
Prepaid Package
19%
22%
-4
First International Trip
19%
22%
-4
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Rented Automobile
47%
48%
-1
Airline in U.S.
27%
27%
0
Private Automobile
19%
21%
-2
Bus between Cities
9%
8%
0
Rail between Cities
6%
8%
-2

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
  2000 1999 % Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)
13.8
14.5
-5%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.
$120
$116
3%
Average Number of States Visited
1.5
1.6
-6%

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:June 2001