Market Profile: Poland
Polish Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Poland
Polish ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

U.S.TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001r 2002r Change
2002r/1996
Arrivals 61 73 87 105 116 108 109 48
% Change 27% 20% 19% 21% 10% -7% 1% 79%


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


POLISH VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES **
  Market Share 2002 Volume 2002 Market Share 2001 Volume 2001
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 52.1% 57 52.1% 56
EAST NORTH CENTRAL 27.4% 30 35.7% 39
New York 42.6% 46 41.1% 44
Illinois 25.2% 27 31.8% 34


POLISH VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES **
  Market Share 2002 Volume 2002 Market Share 2001 Volume 2001
Chicago 25.0% 27 31.0% 33
New York City *** *** 36.0% 39


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2002 2001 % Point Change
****
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Visit Friends and Relatives 67% 72% -5
Vacation / Holiday 45% 47% -2
Business 27% 22% 5
Attend Convention 10% 7% 4
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Private Automobile 57% 61% -4
Airline in U.S. 31% 31% -1
Rented Automobile 29% 23% 5
Bus between Cities 8% 5% 3
Rail between Cities 10% 9% 1


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2002 2001 % Change
****
Prepaid Package 3% 2% 38%
First International Trip 37% 36% 5%
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 37.3 46.8 -20%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $42 $27 56%
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