Market Profile: Australia
Australian Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Australia
AUSTRALIAN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

 

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Change 2004/1998

Arrivals

461

483

540

426

407

406

520

59

% Change

-8%

5%

12%

-21%

-4%

0%

28%

13%



TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Change 2004/1998

Receipts

$1,562

$1,735

$1,856

$1,382

$1,473

$1,502

n/a

n/a

% Change

-15%

11%

7%

-26%

7%

2%

n/a

n/a



AUSTRALIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES **

 

Market Share 2004

Volume 2004

Market Share 2003

Volume 2003

PACIFIC

52.2%

271

51.6%

209

MIDDLE ATLANTIC

36.0%

187

31.1%

126

MOUNTAIN

24.6%

128

23.0%

93

PACIFIC ISLANDS

19.4%

101

15.2%

62

SOUTH ATLANTIC

18.9%

98

21.2%

86

EAST NORTH CENTRAL

9.8%

51

13.0%

53

WEST SOUTH CENTRAL

7.6%

40

8.5%

35

NEW ENGLAND

7.4%

38

7.7%

31

California

49.8%

259

49.4%

201

New York

32.2%

167

27.0%

110

Hawaii Islands

19.4%

101

15.2%

62

Nevada

16.5%

86

13.5%

55

Florida

7.5%

39

8.7%

35

Illinois

6.0%

31

8.0%

32

Massachusetts

4.9%

25

***

***



AUSTRALIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES **

 

Market Share 2004

Volume 2004

Market Share 2003

Volume 2003

Los Angeles

32.1%

167

30.8%

125

New York City

31.1%

162

25.3%

103

San Francisco

16.1%

84

15.3%

62

Las Vegas

15.7%

82

12.7%

52

Washington D.C. (Metro)

8.1%

42

***

***

Chicago

5.5%

29

7.9%

32



SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)

 

2004

2003

% Point Change****

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

 

 

 

Vacation / Holiday

67%

60%

7

Visit Friends and Relatives

49%

53%

-4

Business

23%

29%

-6

Attend Convention

13%

14%

-1

Transportation Types Used in U.S.: ( multiple response)

 

Airline in U.S.

49%

50%

-1

Company or Private Automobile

32%

36%

-4

Rented Automobile

29%

30%

-1

Rail between Cities

13%

12%

2

Bus between Cities

13%

12%

1

 

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)

 

2004

2003

% Point Change or % Change ****

Prepaid Package

15%

10%

5 pts

First International Trip

34%

28%

6 pts

Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)

20.4

23.1

-12%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

$99

$79

25%

Average Number of States Visited

2.1

2.0

5%


Notes:

* Excluding passenger fare receipts/exports.

n/a - Information not available.

** 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: May 2005