Market Profile: Germany
German Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Germany
GERMAN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001r Change
2001r/1995
Arrivals 1,848 1,997 1,994 1,902 1,985 1,786 1,314 (534)
% Change 14% 8% 0% -5% 4% -10% -26% -29%

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 Change
2001/1995
Receipts $4,212 $4,403 $4,146 $4,155 $4,398 $4,035 $2,965 ($1,247)
% Change 18% 5% -6% 0% 6% -8% -27% -30%

GERMAN 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 39.1% 514 33.5% 598
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 27.4% 360 31.5% 563
PACIFIC 22.2% 292 23.4% 418
MOUNTAIN 14.1% 185 15.2% 271
EAST NORTH CENTRAL 13.0% 171 14.1% 252
NEW ENGLAND 9.6% 126 9.0% 161
WEST SOUTH CENTRAL 7.6% 100 10.5% 188
Florida 23.1% 304 18.2% 325
New York 21.5% 283 27.6% 493
California 20.6% 271 22.1% 395
Nevada 8.2% 108 9.7% 173
Georgia 7.4% 97 *** ***
Massachusetts 6.9% 91 6.2% 111
Pennsylvania 6.0% 79 *** ***
Arizona 5.8% 76 *** ***
Texas 5.0% 66 6.8% 121

GERMAN VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES **
  Market Share
2001
Volume
2001
Market Share
2000
Volume
2000
New York City 19.9% 261 25.8% 461
Los Angeles 9.9% 130 10.8% 193
San Francisco 9.7% 127 11.0% 196
Miami 9.6% 126 *** ***
Washington, DC 7.6% 100 9.1% 163
Las Vegas 7.5% 99 9.5% 170
Orlando 7.4% 97 *** ***
Boston 6.1% 80 5.8% 104

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2001 2000 %
Point Change
****
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday 53% 54% -1
Visit Friends and Relatives 39% 37% 3
Business 35% 35% 0
Attend Convention 10% 8% 2
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Rented Automobile 45% 42% 3
Private Automobile 29% 30% 0
Airline in U.S. 23% 23% 0
Rail between Cities 11% 11% 0
Bus between Cities 5% 5% 1

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2001 2000 %
Change
****
Prepaid Package 8% 9% -9%
First International Trip 18% 19% -9%
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 17.1 15.7 9%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $87 $91 -4%
Average Number of States Visited 1.7 1.8 -6%


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