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 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001r Change 2001r/1995
Arrivals 838 848 941 909 665 737 551 (287)
% Change 29% 1% 11% -3% -27% 11% -25% -34%

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 Change 2001/1995
Receipts $2,431 $2,588 $3,021 $2,753 $2,034 $2,230 $1,862 ($569)
% Change 34% 6% 17% -9% -26% 10% -17% -23%

BRAZILIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES **
  Market Share 2001 Volume 2001 Market Share 2000 Volume 2000
SOUTH ATLANTIC 51.2% 282 57.2% 422
PACIFIC 23.9% 132 16.7% 123
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 22.2% 122 28.4% 209
EAST NORTH CENTRAL 14.6% 80 13.4% 99
MOUNTAIN *** *** 8.5% 63
Florida 39.5% 218 49.5% 365
California 22.1% 122 16.1% 119
New York 18.1% 100 26.1% 192
Illinois 10.4% 57 9.6% 71

 
BRAZILIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands) VISITATION TO THE CITIES **
  Market Share 2001 Volume 2001 Market Share 2000 Volume 2000
Miami 22.4% 123 26.5% 195
Orlando 21.6% 119 26.1% 192
New York City *** *** 24.8% 183
Chicago 9.9% 55 9.4% 69

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2001 2000 % Point Change ****
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday 52% 57% -5
Business 43% 38% 5
Visit Friends and Relatives 30% 24% 5
Attend Convention 15% 14% 1
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Airline in U.S. 40% 36% 4
Rented Automobile 37% 46% -10
Private Automobile 24% 27% -3
Rail between Cities 6% 8% -2
Bus between Cities 5% 9% -4

   
SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
 2001 2000 % Change ****
Prepaid Package 9% 13% -33%
First International Trip 11% 10% 2%
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 16.3 17.8 -8%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $109 $110 -1%
Average Number of States Visited 1.6 1.6 0%

Notes:

r - The 2001 arrivals total has been revised downward from the preliminary estimate released earlier by OTTI.

* Excluding passenger fare receipts/exports.

** Only the census regions, states, and cities are displayed that have a statistically reliable respondent base for the survey year(s).

*** Not displayed due to low respondent base for this survey year.

**** Variance due to rounding.

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

Publication Date: March 2003