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 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Change
2003/1997
Arrivals 73 87 105 116 108 109 108 35
% Change 20% 19% 21% 10% -7% 1% -1% 48%


TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Change
2003/1997
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 2003 Volume 2003 Market Share 2002 Volume 2002
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 56.9% 61 52.1% 57
EAST NORTH CENTRAL *** *** 27.4% 30
New York 51.7% 56 42.6% 46
Illinois *** *** 25.2% 27


POLISH VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES **
  Market Share 2003 Volume 2003 Market Share 2002 Volume 2002
New York City 47.1% 51 *** ***
Chicago *** *** 25.0% 27


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2003 2002 % Point Change
****
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Visit Friends and Relatives 64% 67% -3
Vacation / Holiday 48% 45% 3
Business 20% 27% -6
Attend Convention 9% 10% -2
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Company or Private Automobile 60% 57% 2
Airline in U.S. 33% 31% 2
Rented Automobile 25% 29% -4
Rail between Cities 12% 10% -3
Bus between Cities 5% 8% 2


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2003 2002 % point change or % change
****
Prepaid Package 4% 3% 1 pt
First International Trip 27% 37% -10 pts
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 45.0 37.3 21%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $32 $42 -24%
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