Market Profile: Taiwan
Taiwanese Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Taiwan
TAIWANESE ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.



TRENDS IN ARRIVALS
(in thousands)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Change 2004/1998

Arrivals

386

453

457

357

288

239

298

-88

% Change

-13%

17%

1%

-22%

-19%

-17%

25%

-23%



TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Change 2004/1998

Receipts

$1,035

$1,189

$1,184

$917

$794

$659

n/a

n/a

% Change

-20%

15%

0%

-23%

-13%

-17%

n/a

n/a



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

 

Market Share 2004

Volume 2004

Market Share 2003

Volume 2003

PACIFIC

64.9%

193

67.9%

162

MIDDLE ATLANTIC

18.9%

56

18.2%

43

MOUNTAIN

15.6%

46

17.1%

41

SOUTH ATLANTIC

10.4%

31

10.2%

24

EAST NORTH CENTRAL

8.1%

24

10.7%

26

WEST SOUTH CENTRAL

8.0%

24

9.8%

23

NEW ENGLAND

5.0%

15

***

***

California

59.6%

178

63.3%

151

New York

14.9%

44

14.5%

35

Nevada

11.0%

33

13.3%

32

Texas

6.2%

18

8.7%

21

Washington

6.1%

18

6.5%

16

New Jersey

4.8%

14

3.9%

9

Illinois

***

***

7.1%

17



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

 

Market Share 2004

Volume 2004

Market Share 2003

Volume 2003

Los Angeles

35.3%

105

39.0%

93

San Francisco

21.9%

65

22.2%

53

New York City

13.9%

41

13.4%

32

Las Vegas

10.7%

32

13.0%

31

San Jose

8.3%

25

8.2%

20

Seattle

5.9%

18

6.1%

15



SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)

 

2004

2003

% Point Change ****

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

 

 

 

Vacation / Holiday

51%

50%

1

Visit Friends and Relatives

50%

44%

6

Business

37%

42%

-5

Attend Convention

15%

12%

3

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

 

Company or Private Automobile

41%

46%

-5

Airline in U.S.

40%

35%

5

Rented Automobile

32%

30%

2

Bus between Cities

9%

12%

-3

Rail between Cities

7%

5%

2



SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)

 

2004

2003

% Point Change or % Change ****

Prepaid Package

16%

12%

4 pts

First International Trip

23%

17%

6 pts

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

17.4

25.1

-31%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

$104

$76

37%

Average Number of States Visited

1.6

1.6

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: June 2005