Market Profile: Venezuela
Venezuelan Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Venezuela
VENEZUELAN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.


TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 % Change
2000/1994
Arrivals 416 511 447 488 541 552 577 39%
% Change -6% 23% -13% 9% 11% 2% 4%  

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 % Change
2000/1994
Receipts $1,162 $1,384 $1,401 $1,440 $1,592 $1,697 n/a n/a
% Change -16% 19% 1% 3% 11% 7% n/a  

VENEZUELAN 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 80.6% 465 78.6% 434
MIDDLE ATLANTIC *** *** 22.3% 123
Florida 78.2% 451 75.3% 416
New York *** *** 20.5% 113

VENEZUELAN VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES
Cities Market Share 2000 Volume 2000 Market Share 1999 Volume 1999
Miami 65.4% 377 69.4% 383
New York City *** *** 20.5% 113

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2000 1999 % Point Change**
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday 55% 61% -5
Business 36% 27% 9
Visit Friends and Relatives 32% 35% -2
Attend Convention 9% 7% 2
Prepaid Package 2% 8% -6
First International Trip 4% 4% 0
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Rented Automobile 55% 53% 2
Private Automobile 25% 35% -10
Airline in U.S. 17% 14% 3
Rail between Cities 3% 4% -1
Bus between Cities 1% 2% -1

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2000 1999 % Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 11.4 11.9 -4%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. n/a n/a n/a
Average Number of States Visited 1.2 1.3 -8%

 

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.
**Variance due to rounding.
***Not displayed due to low respondent base for this survey year.n/aInformation not available.

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

Publication Date:June 2001