Market Profile: Brazil
Brazilian Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Brazil
BRAZILIAN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Change
2003/1997
Arrivals 941 909 665 737 551 405 349 -592
% Change 11% -3% -27% 11% -25% -26% -14% -63%


TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Change
2003/1997
Receipts $3,021 $2,753 $2,034 $2,230 $1,862 $1,373 n/a n/a
% Change 17% -9% -26% 10% -18% -25% n/a n/a


BRAZILIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES **
  Market Share 2003 Volume 2003 Market Share 2002 Volume 2002
SOUTH ATLANTIC 49.9% 174 43.1% 175
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 24.0% 84 27.2% 110
PACIFIC 18.3% 64 20.9% 85
EAST NORTH CENTRAL 11.7% 41 15.2% 62
MOUNTAIN 11.1% 39 10.6% 43
WEST SOUTH CENTRAL *** *** 7.5% 30
NEW ENGLAND *** *** 6.4% 26
Florida 41.6% 145 33.2% 134
New York 19.3% 67 23.7% 96
California 17.0% 59 19.4% 79
Illinois 7.8% 27 10.0% 41


BRAZILIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES **
  Market Share 2003 Volume 2003 Market Share 2002 Volume 2002
New York City 18.8% 66 21.7% 88
Miami 28.3% 99 20.8% 84
Orlando 19.5% 68 14.5% 59
Chicago 7.7% 27 9.2% 37
Los Angeles *** *** 11.0% 45
San Francisco *** *** 7.7% 31


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2003 2002 % Point Change
****
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday 45% 49% -4
Business 39% 39% 1
Visit Friends and Relatives 30% 33% -3
Attend Convention 20% 17% 3
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Rented Automobile 35% 35% 0
Airline in U.S. 32% 37% -5
Company or Private Automobile 29% 27% 2
Rail between Cities 9% 8% 1
Bus between Cities 6% 7% -1


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2003 2002 % Point change or % Change
****
Prepaid Package 6% 9% -3 pts
First International Trip 12% 11% 1 pt
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 16.2 18.0 -10%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $104 $93 12%
Average Number of States Visited 1.5 1.5 0%

 

Notes:

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: April 2004