Market Profile: Italy
Italian Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Italy
ITALIAN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

 

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Change 2004/1998

Arrivals

611

626

612

472

406

409

471

-140

% Change

5%

2%

-2%

-23%

-14%

1%

15%

-23%



TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Change 2004/1998

Receipts

$1,907

$1,691

$1,590

$1,147

$1,107

$1,130

n/a

n/a

% Change

16%

-11%

-6%

-28%

-3%

2%

n/a

n/a



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

 

Market Share 2004

Volume 2004

Market Share 2003

Volume 2003

MIDDLE ATLANTIC

47.3%

223

44.3%

181

SOUTH ATLANTIC

34.3%

162

31.3%

128

New York

42.4%

200

38.5%

157



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

 

Market Share 2004

Volume 2004

Market Share 2003

Volume 2003

New York City

41.2%

194

36.1%

148



SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)

 

2004

2003

% Point Change ****

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

 

 

 

Vacation / Holiday

56%

53%

2

Visit Friends and Relatives

33%

33%

1

Business

33%

35%

-2

Attend Convention

8%

9%

-1

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

 

Company or Private Automobile

33%

28%

5

Rented Automobile

31%

25%

6

Airline in U.S.

27%

25%

2

Rail between Cities

10%

8%

2

Bus between Cities

10%

12%

-3



SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)

 

2004

2003

% point change or % Change ****

Prepaid Package

16%

11%

5 pts

First International Trip

37%

22%

15 pts

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

17.0

11.4

49%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

n/a

n/a

n/a

Average Number of States Visited

1.8

1.6

13%

 

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