Market Profile: Mexico
Mexican Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Mexico
MEXICAN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S


TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 % Change
2000/1994
Total Arrivals
11,321
8,016
8,530
8,431
9,276
9,915
10,322
-9%
% Change
15%
-29%
6%
-1%
10%
7%
4%
 
Air Arrivals
1,431
889
1,092
1,304
1,421
1,489
1,737
21%
% Change
4%
-38%
23%
19%
9%
5%
17%
 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 (pr) % Change
2000/1994
Receipts
$4,866
$2,857
$3,004
$3,438
$3,818
$4,112
$5,107
5%
% Change
-5%
-41%
5%
14%
11%
8%
24%
 

MEXICAN 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
41.4%
719
24.1%
359
MOUNTAIN
21.1%
367
13.6%
203
California
40.3%
700
22.0%
328

MEXICAN VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)VISITATION TO THE CITIES
Cities Market Share 2000 Volume 2000 Market Share 1999 Volume 1999
Los Angeles
26.0%
452
**
**

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)
  2000 1999 % Point Change***
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday
55%
48%
7
Business
32%
45%
-13
Visit Friends and Relatives
38%
31%
7
Attend Convention
6%
13%
-7
Prepaid Package
9%
7%
2
First International Trip
12%
10%
2
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Rented Automobile
34%
31%
3
Private Automobile
34%
26%
8
Airline in U.S.
19%
20%
-1
Rail between Cities
6%
7%
-1
Bus between Cities
6%
5%
1

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2000 1999 % Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)
10.0
11.5
-13%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.
$148
$112
32%
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 years(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.

Sources:

U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Tourism Industries
Bureau of Economic Analysis, Banco de Mexico, Mexican Ministry of Tourism (SECTUR).

Publication Date: June 2001