Market Profile: Colombia
Colombian Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: COLOMBIA
COLOMBIAN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

 

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Change 2004/1998

Arrivals

368

416

417

372

321

280

295

(73)

% Change

16%

13%

0%

-11%

-14%

-13%

5%

-20%



TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Change 2004/1998

Receipts

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

% Change

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a



COLOMBIAN 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

77.2%

228

77.5%

217

MIDDLE ATLANTIC

23.8%

70

***

***

Florida

68.7%

203

74.2%

208

New York

20.8%

61

***

***



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

 

Market Share 2004

Volume 2004

Market Share 2003

Volume 2003

Miami

54.6%

161

66.3%

186

New York City

19.9%

59

***

***



SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)

 

2004

2003

% Point Change ****

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

 

 

 

Vacation / Holiday

55%

57%

-2

Visit Friends and Relatives

53%

48%

6

Business

20%

21%

-1

Attend Convention

6%

8%

-3

Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (m

 

 

 

Rented Automobile

34%

***

n/a

Company or Private Automobile

34%

***

n/a

Airline in U.S.

27%

***

n/a

Rail between Cities

10%

***

n/a

Bus between Cities

7%

***

n/a



SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)

 

2004

2003

% point change or % Change ****

Prepaid Package

6%

7%

-1 pt

First International Trip

12%

***

n/a

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

26.3

23.6

11%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

***

***

n/a

Average Number of States Visited

1.4

1.3

8%



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