Market Profile: The Netherlands
Dutch Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: The Netherlands
DUTCH ARRIVALS TO THE U.S

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 % Change
2000/1994
Arrivals
371
408
440
473
490
527
553
49%
% Change
-2%
10%
8%
8%
4%
8%
5%
 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 % Change
2000/1994
Receipts
$756
$782
$1,141
$972
$922
$1,216
n/a
n/a
% Change
1%
3%
46%
-15%
-5%
32%
n/a
 

DUTCH 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
35.8%
198
30.8%
162
MIDDLE ATLANTIC
29.6%
164
32.7%
172
PACIFIC
25.6%
142
31.4%
165
NEW ENGLAND
11.7%
65
8.6%
45
MOUNTAIN
***
***
22.6%
119
New York
27.6%
153
28.1%
148
California
**
**
29.3%
154
Florida
**
**
18.5%
97
Nevada
**
**
14.2%
75

DUTCH VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES
Cities Market Share 2000 Volume 2000 Market Share 1999 Volume 1999
New York City
25.8%
143
26.8%
141
Los Angeles
**
**
15.9%
84
San Francisco
**
**
11.5%
61

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2000 1999 % Point Change***
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday
52%
56%
-4
Visit Friends and Relatives
42%
40%
2
Business
34%
36%
-2
Attend Convention
8%
10%
-2
Prepaid Package
9%
14%
-6
First International Trip
20%
22%
-2
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Rented Automobile
41%
40%
1
Private Automobile
28%
25%
3
Airline in U.S.
22%
31%
-9
Rail between Cities
10%
17%
-7
Bus between Cities
7%
6%
1

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
  2000 1999 % Change
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)
11.8
16.7
-29%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.
$100
$88
14%
Average Number of States Visited
1.7
1.9
-11%

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