Market Profile: Spain
Spain Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: SPAIN
SPAIN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

 

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001r 2002r Change
2002r/1996
Arrivals 325 328 326 363 361 291 270 (55)
% Change 7% 1% -1% 11% -1% -19% -7% -17%


TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002pr Change
2002pr/1996
Receipts $831 $964 $961 $1,043 $1,094 $911 n/a n/a
% Change n/a 16% 0% 9% 5% -17% n/a n/a


SPAIN 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 33.4% 90 *** ***
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 53.9% 146 46.3% 135
New York 51.1% 138 *** ***


SPAIN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES **
  Market Share 2002 Volume 2002 Market Share 2001 Volume 2001
New York City 49.2% 133 *** ***


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2002 2001 % Point Change
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Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday 59% 50% 9
Visit Friends and Relatives 37% 43% -6
Business 25% 29% -4
Attend Convention 15% 18% -4
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Private Automobile 29% 23% 6
Rented Automobile 19% 23% -4
Airline in U.S. 16% 29% -13
Bus between Cities 12% 22% -9
Rail between Cities 9% 12% -2


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2002 2001 % Change
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Prepaid Package 12% 11% 8%
First International Trip 29% 32% -9%
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 14.0 12.1 16%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $86 $105 -18%
Average Number of States Visited 1.4 1.4 0%


 

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