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 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Change
2003/1997
Arrivals 161 157 160 172 144 110 107 -54
% Change 8% -2% 2% 8% -16% -24% -3% -34%


TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Change
2003/1997
Receipts $616 $488 $542 $559 $476 $422 n/a n/a
% Change 1% -21% 11% 3% -15% -11% n/a n/a


NEW ZEALAND VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES **
  Market Share 2003 Volume 2003 Market Share 2002 Volume 2002
PACIFIC 58.7% 63 57.0% 63
PACIFIC ISLANDS 29.1% 31 15.8% 17
MOUNTAIN 23.8% 25 21.6% 24
SOUTH ATLANTIC *** *** 18.1% 20
MIDDLE ATLANTIC *** *** 14.7% 16
California 55.5% 59 52.0% 57
Hawaii 29.1% 31 15.7% 17
New York *** *** 13.1% 14


NEW ZEALAND VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES **
  Market Share 2003 Volume 2003 Market Share 2002 Volume 2002
Los Angeles 43.5% 47 36.3% 40
Honolulu/Oahu 24.2% 26 13.0% 14
New York City *** *** 12.5% 14


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2003 2002 % Point Change
****
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday 62% 53% 8
Visit Friends and Relatives 51% 48% 2
Business 32% 41% -9
Attend Convention 15% 18% -3
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Airline in U.S. 46% 47% -1
Company or Private Automobile 41% 41% 0
Rented Automobile 32% 26% 6
Bus between Cities 12% 11% 0
Rail between Cities 11% 9% 2


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2003 2002 % point change or % Change
****
Prepaid Package 13% 9% 4 pts
First International Trip 25% 18% 6 pts
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 18.4 21.7 -15%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $79 $72 10%
Average Number of States Visited 1.8 1.8 0%

Notes:

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: April 2004