Market Profile: Brazil
Brazilian Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Brazil
BRAZILIAN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.


TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 % Change
2000/1994
Arrivals
652
838
848
941
909
665
737
13%
% Change
17%
29%
1%
11%
-3%
-27%
11%
  

BRAZILIAN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 % Change
2000/1994
Receipts $1,817 $2,431 $2,588 $3,021 $2,753 $2,034 n/a n/a
% Change 30% 34% 6% 17% -9% -26% n/a  

BRAZILIAN 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
57.2%
422
52.2%
347
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
28.4%
209
24.5%
163
PACIFIC
16.7%
123
22.5%
150
EAST NORTH CENTRAL
13.4%
99
13.6%
90
MOUNTAIN
8.5%
63
11.8%
78
Florida
49.5%
365
43.9%
292
New York
26.1%
192
23.3%
155
California
16.1%
119
21.7%
144
Illinois
9.6%
71
10.3%
68

BRAZILIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES
Regions & States Market Share 2000 Volume 2000 Market Share 1999 Volume 1999
Miami
26.5%
195
28.2%
188
Orlando
26.1%
192
24.4%
162
New York City
24.8%
183
22.5%
150
Chicago
9.4%
69
9.9%
66

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday
57%
58%
0
Business
38%
37%
1
Visit Friends and Relatives
24%
21%
3
Attend Convention
14%
18%
-4
Prepaid Package
13%
13%
0
First International Trip
10%
15%
-5
Transportation Type Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Rented Automobile
46%
45%
2
Airline in U.S.
36%
34%
2
Private Automobile
27%
26%
2
Bus between Cities
9%
6%
3
Rail between Cities
8%
5%
4

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2000 1999 % Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)
17.8
14.6
22%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.
$110
$126
-13%
Average Number of States Visited
1.6
1.6
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: June 2001