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

 

Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Change
2003/1997
TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Arrivals 328 326 363 361 291 270 284 -44
% Change 1% -1% 11% -1% -19% -7% 5% -13%


TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Change
2003/1997
Receipts $964 $961 $1,043 $1,094 $825 $804 n/a n/a
% Change 16% 0% 9% 5% -25% -3% n/a n/a


SPAIN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES **
  Market Share 2003 Volume 2003 Market Share 2002 Volume 2002
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 46.9% 133 53.9% 146
SOUTH ATLANTIC 39.7% 113 33.4% 90
New York 43.5% 124 51.1% 138


SPAIN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES **
  Market Share 2003 Volume 2003 Market Share 2002 Volume 2002
New York City 43.4% 123 49.2% 133


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2003 2002 % Point Change ****
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday 67% 59% 8
Visit Friends and Relatives 29% 37% -8
Business 24% 25% -1
Attend Convention 7% 15% -7
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Company or Private Automobile 29% 29% 0
Airline in U.S. 24% 16% 8
Rented Automobile 22% 19% 3
Bus between Cities 12% 12% -1
Rail between Cities 9% 9% -1


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2003 2002 % point change or % Change ****
Prepaid Package 12% 12% 0 pts
First International Trip 31% 29% 2 pts
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 12.0 14.0 -14%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $106 $86 23%
Average Number of States Visited 1.4 1.4 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