Market Profile: New Zealand
New Zealand Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: New Zealand
New Zealand ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001r 2002r Change
2002r/1996
Arrivals 149 161 157 160 172 144 110 (39)
% Change 5% 8% -2% 2% 8% -16% -24% -26%


TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002pr Change
2002pr/1996
Receipts $608 $616 $488 $542 $559 $513 n/a n/a
% Change n/a 1% -21% 11% 3% -8% n/a n/a


NEW ZEALAND VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES **
  Market Share 2002 Volume 2002 Market Share 2001 Volume 2001
PACIFIC 57.0% 63 64.2% 92
MOUNTAIN 21.6% 24 19.3% 28
SOUTH ATLANTIC 18.1% 20 *** ***
PACIFIC ISLANDS 15.8% 17 18.8% 27
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 14.7% 16 *** ***
California 52.0% 57 61.0% 88
Hawaii 15.7% 17 18.8% 27
New York 13.1% 14 *** ***


NEW ZEALAND VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES **
  Market Share 2002 Volume 2002 Market Share 2001 Volume 2001
Los Angeles 36.3% 40 45.2% 65
Honolulu/Oahu 13.0% 14 15.1% 22
New York City 12.5% 14 *** ***


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2002 2001 % Point Change
****
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday 53% 64% -11
Visit Friends and Relatives 48% 47% 1
Business 41% 35% 7
Attend Convention 18% 14% 4
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Airline in U.S. 47% 43% 4
Company or Private Automobile 41% 39% 2
Rented Automobile 26% 34% -8
Bus between Cities 11% 12% -1
Rail between Cities 9% 8% -1


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2002 2001 % Change
****
Prepaid Package 9% 12% -28%
First International Trip 18% 19% -5%
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 21.7 20.3 7%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $72 $73 -1%
Average Number of States Visited 1.8 1.7 6%

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 - Information 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: June 2003