Market Profile: Colombia
Colombian Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: COLOMBIA
COLOMBIAN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

 

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001r 2002r Change
2002r/1996
Arrivals 250 318 368 416 417 372 321 71
% Change 7% 27% 16% 13% 0% -11% -14% 28%


TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002pr Change
2002pr/1996
Receipts n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
% Change n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a


COLOMBIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES **
  Market Share 2002 Volume 2002 Market Share 2001 Volume 2001
SOUTH ATLANTIC 75.2% 241 *** ***
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 28.6% 92 *** ***
Florida 67.6% 217 *** ***
New York 25.2% 81 *** ***


COLOMBIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES **
  Market Share 2002 Volume 2002 Market Share 2001 Volume 2001
Miami 57.7% 185 *** ***
New York City 24.7% 79 *** ***


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2002 2001 % Point Change
****
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday 50% *** n/a
Visit Friends and Relatives 58% *** n/a
Business 23% *** n/a
Attend Convention 11% *** n/a
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Rented Automobile 38% *** n/a
Private Automobile 36% *** n/a
Airline in U.S. 28% *** n/a
Rail between Cities 12% *** n/a
Bus between Cities 10% *** n/a


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2002 2001 % Change
****
Prepaid Package 5% *** n/a
First International Trip 18% *** n/a
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 32.2 *** n/a
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $59 *** n/a
Average Number of States Visited 1.5 *** n/a


Notes:

r - The 2001 and 2002 arrivals total have been revised downward from the preliminary estimate released earlier by OTTI.

pr - Preliminary will be revised

n/a - not available

* 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: May 2003