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 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Change
2003/1997
Arrivals 127 102 118 136 99 97 88 -39
% Change 10% -20% 16% 15% -27% -2% -9% -31%


TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Change
2003/1997
Receipts $383 $299 $349 $417 $314 $332 n/a n/a
% Change 2% -22% 17% 19% -25% 6% n/a n/a


SINGAPORE VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES **
  Market Share 2003 Volume 2003 Market Share 2002 Volume 2002
PACIFIC 57.4% 51 57.2% 55
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 26.4% 23 25.4% 25
MOUNTAIN 20.6% 18 22.1% 21
SOUTH ATLANTIC *** *** 16.5% 16
California 55.4% 49 55.1% 53
New York 23.6% 21 21.5% 21


SINGAPORE VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES **
  Market Share 2003 Volume 2003 Market Share 2002 Volume 2002
Los Angeles 29.0% 26 25.6% 25
San Francisco 25.0% 22 24.9% 24
New York City 21.9% 19 20.9% 20


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2003 2002 % Point Change
****
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Business 61% 60% 1
Vacation / Holiday 45% 44% 1
Visit Friends and Relatives 35% 35% 1
Attend Convention 14% 17% -4
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Company or Rented Automobile 33% 35% -2
Airline in U.S. 31% 40% -9
Private Automobile 22% 21% 1
Rail between Cities 6% 5% 2
Busbetween Cities 6% 7% -1


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)
  2003 2002 % point change or % Change
****
Prepaid Package 5% 5% 0 pts
First International Trip 17% 15% 2 pts
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 15.9 14.2 12%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $134 $165 -19%
Average Number of States Visited 1.7 1.8 -6%

 

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