Market Profile: Germany
German Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Germany
GERMAN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Change 2004/1998

Arrivals

1,902

1,985

1,786

1,314

1,190

1,180

1,320

-582

% Change

-5%

4%

-10%

-26%

-9%

-1%

12%

-31%



TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Change 2004/1998

Receipts

$4,155

$4,398

$4,035

$2,936

$2,934

$2,953

n/a

n/a

% Change

0%

6%

-8%

-27%

0%

1%

n/a

n/a



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

 

Market Share 2004

Volume 2004

Market Share 2003

Volume 2003

SOUTH ATLANTIC

34.1%

450

35.7%

421

MIDDLE ATLANTIC

32.4%

428

31.3%

369

PACIFIC

24.0%

317

21.8%

257

MOUNTAIN

15.8%

209

15.0%

177

EAST NORTH CENTRAL

12.3%

162

14.0%

165

WEST SOUTH CENTRAL

8.5%

112

9.5%

112

NEW ENGLAND

7.9%

104

9.2%

109

New York

27.6%

364

25.1%

296

California

20.8%

275

20.2%

238

Florida

20.1%

265

19.1%

225

Nevada

9.3%

123

8.4%

99

Arizona

***

***

7.1%

84

Texas

***

***

6.5%

77



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

 

Market Share 2004

Volume 2004

Market Share 2003

Volume 2003

New York City

24.8%

327

22.9%

270

San Francisco

12.6%

166

10.2%

120

Los Angeles

10.7%

141

9.6%

113

Miami

9.2%

121

***

***

Washington, DC (Metro)

***

***

8.3%

98

Las Vegas

***

***

8.1%

96



SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)

 

2004

2003

% Point Change ****

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

 

 

 

Vacation / Holiday

55%

53%

2

Visit Friends and Relatives

37%

41%

-4

Business

34%

33%

0

Attend Convention

8%

9%

-1

Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple respo

 

 

 

Rented Automobile

40%

40%

0

Company or Private Automobile

28%

31%

-4

Airline in U.S.

26%

24%

2

Rail between Cities

15%

15%

0

Bus between Cities

6%

6%

0



SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)

 

 

 

% point change or % Change ****

 

2004

2003

Prepaid Package

8%

6%

2 pts

First International Trip

22%

20%

2 pts

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

19.8

17.8

11%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

$79

$89

-11%

Average Number of States Visited

1.8

1.8

0%

 

Notes:

* Excluding passenger fare receipts/exports.

n/a - 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