Market Profile: Mexico
Mexican Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Mexico
MEXICAN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S. VIA AIR

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Change 2004/1998

Total Arrivals (revised)

9,249

9,928

10,596

11,567

11,440

10,526

11,906

2,657

% Change

8%

7%

7%

9%

-1%

-8%

13%

29%

Air Arrivals

1,421

1,489

1,737

1,513

1,437

1,359

1,494

73

% Change

9%

5%

17%

-13%

-5%

-5%

10%

5%



TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002r

2003r

2004 pr

Change 2004/1998

Receipts

$3,818

$4,114

$5,162

$5,320

$5,688

$5,861

$6,512

$2,694

% Change

11%

8%

25%

3%

7%

3%

11%

71%



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

 

Market Share 2004

Volume 2004

Market Share 2003

Volume 2003

PACIFIC

28.8%

430

36.2%

492

SOUTH ATLANTIC

23.0%

344

18.7%

254

MIDDLE ATLANTIC

19.6%

293

10.6%

144

WEST SOUTH CENTRAL

18.1%

270

21.0%

285

MOUNTAIN

***

***

17.4%

236

California

27.4%

409

32.3%

439

Florida

19.0%

284

15.2%

207

New York

17.9%

267

10.0%

136

Texas

17.5%

261

20.6%

280



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

 

Market Share 2004

Volume 2004

Market Share 2003

Volume 2003

New York

17.0%

254

9.8%

133

Miami

15.1%

226

11.4%

155

Los Angeles

***

***

21.6%

294



SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)

 

2004

2003

% Point Change ****

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

 

 

 

Vacation / Holiday

56%

54%

2

Visit Friends and Relatives

47%

34%

12

Business

23%

35%

-12

Attend Convention

9%

8%

1

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

 

Company or Private Automobile

35%

26%

10

Rented Automobile

30%

34%

-4

Airline in U.S.

21%

15%

6

Bus between Cities

11%

9%

2

Rail between Cities

11%

9%

2



Notes:

(Revised) OTTI now uses Banco de Mexico figures for the total arrivals to the U.S.

* Excluding passenger fare receipts/exports.

pr - preliminary estimate will be revised

r revised spending estimate

** 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(s)

**** 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