Market Profile: Australia
Australian Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Australia
AUSTRALIAN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 % Change
2000/1994
Arrivals
407
424
463
501
461
483
540
33%
% Change
-9%
4%
9%
8%
-8%
5%
12%
 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 (pr) % Change
2000/1994
Receipts
$1,431
$1,639
$1,709
$1,839
$1,562
$1,735
$1,968
38%
% Change
0%
15%
4%
8%
-15%
11%
13%
 

AUSTRALIAN 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
PACIFIC
64.1%
346
62.2%
300
MOUNTAIN
32.7%
177
27.5%
133
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
26.8%
145
25.4%
123
SOUTH ATLANTIC
20.5%
111
23.4%
113
PACIFIC ISLANDS
15.4%
83
18.4%
89
EAST NORTH CENTRAL
**
**
10.9%
53
WEST SOUTH CENTRAL
**
**
8.9%
43
NEW ENGLAND
**
**
6.1%
29
California
60.7%
328
58.6%
283
New York
23.8%
129
22.7%
110
Nevada
22.8%
123
17.7%
85
Hawaii
14.9%
80
18.4%
89
Florida
**
**
12.8%
62
Colorado
**
**
7.0%
34
Illinois
**
**
6.5%
31

AUSTRALIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES (in thousands)
Cities Market Share 2000 Volume 2000 Market Share 1999 Volume 1999
Los Angeles 35.9% 194 37.9% 183
San Francisco 24.1% 130 23.6% 114
New York City 22.9% 124 22.1% 107
Las Vegas 22.5% 122 16.5% 80
Oahu/Honolulu 14.9% 80 14.9% 72
Anaheim ** ** 11.8% 57
San Diego ** ** 7.4% 36
Washington, DC ** ** 8.1% 39

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)
  2000 1999 % Point
Change***
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday
67%
66%
0
Visit Friends and Relatives
43%
44%
-1
Business
29%
33%
-4
Attend Convention
13%
14%
-1
Prepaid Package
18%
19%
-1
First International Trip
27%
27%
-1
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Airline in U.S.
53%
49%
4
Rented Automobile
33%
32%
1
Private Automobile
30%
33%
-4
Bus between Cities
17%
12%
5
Rail between Cities
13%
11%
2

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
  2000 1999 % Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)
22.7
23.7
-4%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.
$88
$85
4%
Average Number of States Visited
2.2
2.2
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.

pr = Preliminary

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Tourism Industries; Bureau of Economic Analysis

Publication Date: June 2001