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 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001r Change 2001r/1995
Arrivals 408 440 473 490 527 553 412 4
% Change 10% 8% 8% 4% 8% 5% -25% 1%

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 Change 2001/1995
Receipts $782 $1,141 $972 $922 $1,216 $1,288 $1,081 $299
% Change 3% 46% -15% -5% 32% 6% -16% 38%

DUTCH 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 39.7% 164 35.8% 198
MIDDLE ATLANTIC *** *** 29.6% 164
PACIFIC *** *** 25.6% 142
NEW ENGLAND *** *** 11.7% 65
New York *** *** 27.6% 153

 
DUTCH VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES **
  Market Share 2001 Volume 2001 Market Share 2000 Volume 2000
New York City *** *** 25.8% 143


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)
  2001 2000 % Point Change ****
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday 59% 52% 7
Visit Friends and Relatives 54% 42% 12
Business 24% 34% -10
Attend Convention 5% 8% -3
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Rented Automobile 33% 41% -8
Private Automobile 33% 28% 4
Airline in U.S. 23% 22% 1
Rail between Cities 20% 10% 10
Bus between Cities 5% 7% -2

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
  2001 2000 % Change ****
Prepaid Package 9% 9% 9%
First International Trip 22% 20% 11%
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 18.6 11.8 58%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $73 $100 -27%
Average Number of States Visited 1.8 1.7 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