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

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001r 2002r Change
2002r/1996
Arrivals 115 127 102 118 136 99 97 (18)
% Change 12% 10% -20% 16% 15% -27% -2% -16%


TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002pr Change
2002pr/1996
Receipts $377 $383 $299 $349 $417 $314 n/a n/a
% Change n/a 2% -22% 17% 19% -25% n/a n/a


SINGAPORE VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES **
  Market Share 2002 Volume 2002 Market Share 2001 Volume 2001
PACIFIC 57.2% 55 62.1% 61
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 25.4% 25 23.6% 23
MOUNTAIN 22.1% 21 22.2% 22
SOUTH ATLANTIC 16.5% 16 16.6% 16
California 55.1% 53 57.8% 57
New York 21.5% 21 20.4% 20


SINGAPORE VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES **
  Market Share 2002 Volume 2002 Market Share 2001 Volume 2001
Los Angeles 25.6% 25 26.3% 26
San Francisco 24.9% 24 28.1% 28
New York City 20.9% 20 18.9% 19


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2002 2001 % Point Change
****
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Business 60% 59% 1
Vacation / Holiday 44% 42% 2
Visit Friends and Relatives 35% 34% 1
Attend Convention 17% 18% -1
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Airline in U.S. 40% 37% 3
Rented Automobile 35% 36% -2
Private Automobile 21% 18% 3
Bus between Cities 7% 7% 0
Rail between Cities 5% 6% -1


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2002 2001 % Change
****
Prepaid Package 5% 5% -8%
First International Trip 15% 17% -16%
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 14.2 19.3 -26%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $165 $115 43%
Average Number of States Visited 1.8 1.8 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 - 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