Market Profile: Japan
Japanese Arrivals to the U.S.
 
Printing Note: Set your print mode to landscape and/or reduce your margin settings if this document is too wide for your printer.
 

Market Profile: Japan
JAPANESE ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.


TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 % Change
2000/1994
Arrivals
3,805
4,598
5,183
5,368
4,885
4,826
5,061
33%
% Change
7%
21%
13%
4%
-9%
-1%
5%
  

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000pr % Change
2000/1994
Receipts
$9,868
$11,760
$11,790
$11,068
$9,424
$9,711
$11,005
12%
% Change
2%
19%
0%
-6%
-15%
3%
13%
 

JAPANESE 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 ISLANDS
58.6%
2,966
58.2%
2,809
PACIFIC
23.8%
1,205
24.8%
1,197
MOUNTAIN
12.3%
623
12.0%
579
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
9.3%
471
10.0%
483
SOUTH ATLANTIC
6.1%
309
7.0%
338
EAST NORTH CENTRAL
5.1%
258
4.5%
217
NEW ENGLAND
2.4%
121
2.2%
106
WEST SOUTH CENTRAL
2.4%
121
2.1%
101
EAST SOUTH CENTRAL
1.0%
51
0.8%
39
WEST NORTH CENTRAL
1.0%
51
1.2%
58
U.S. MAINLAND
42.8%
2,166
43.6%
2,104
Hawaiian Islands
38.2%
1,933
39.2%
1,892
California
21.8%
1,103
22.4%
1,081
Guam
20.6%
1,043
19.1%
922
Nevada
10.4%
526
10.1%
487
New York
8.3%
420
9.2%
444
Florida
2.9%
147
3.5%
169
Illinois
2.9%
147
2.3%
111
Arizona
2.5%
127
2.1%
101
Washington
2.1%
106
2.2%
106
Massachusetts
2.0%
101
1.8%
87
Texas
1.9%
96
1.7%
82
Ohio
1.4%
71
1.1%
53
Michigan
1.2%
61
1.2%
58
Oregon
1.1%
56
1.0%
48
New Jersey
0.9%
46
**
**
Georgia
0.8%
40
1.0%
48
Pennsylvania
0.8%
40
**
**

JAPANESE VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES
Cities Market Share 2000 Volume 2000 Market Share 1999 Volume 1999
Honolulu
32.5%
1,645
32.9%
1,588
Los Angeles
13.3%
673
14.1%
680
Las Vegas
10.1%
511
9.9%
478
New York City
8.1%
410
8.8%
425
San Francisco
7.6%
385
7.4%
357
Maui
5.5%
278
4.7%
227
Chicago
2.7%
137
2.2%
106
Anaheim
2.1%
106
2.2%
106
Boston
2.0%
101
1.7%
82
Orlando
1.8%
91
2.0%
97
San Diego
1.8%
91
1.5%
72
Seattle
1.8%
91
2.1%
101
Washington, DC
1.8%
91
2.0%
97
San Jose
1.6%
81
1.6%
77
Hawaii (Big Island)
1.2%
61
1.3%
63
Detroit
1.0%
51
1.0%
48
Kauai
1.0%
51
1.5%
72
Portland, Oregon
1.0%
51
0.9%
43
Dallas/Ft. Worth
0.9%
46
**
**
Atlanta
0.8%
40
1.0%
48
Miami
0.7%
35
0.9%
43

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2000 1999 % Point Change***
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday
79%
81%
-2
Business
18%
16%
2
Visit Friends and Relatives
17%
17%
0
Attend Convention
7%
6%
1
Prepaid Package
45%
46%
-1
First International Trip
29%
28%
1
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Airline in U.S.
30%
29%
1
Private Automobile
22%
22%
0
Rented Automobile
21%
22%
-1
Bus between Cities
19%
19%
0
Rail between Cities
5%
4%
0

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2000 1999 % Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 7.8 7.8 0%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $164 $161 2%
Average Number of States Visited 1.3 1.3 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