Market Profile: India
India Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: INDIA
INDIA ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

 

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Change 2004/1998

Arrivals

211

228

274

270

257

272

309

98

% Change

22%

8%

20%

-1%

-5%

6%

14%

46%



TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Change 2004/1998

Receipts

$779

$861

$1,112

$1,048

$1,093

$1,180

n/a

n/a

% Change

23%

11%

29%

-6%

4%

8%

n/a

n/a



INDIA 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

48.1%

149

42.9%

117

PACIFIC

37.6%

116

41.4%

113

California

34.7%

107

40.0%

109

New York

31.0%

96

***

***



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

 

Market Share 2004

Volume 2004

Market Share 2002

Volume 2002

New York City

26.9%

83

***

***



SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)

 

2004

2003

% Point Change ****

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

 

 

 

Business

54%

51%

3

Visit Friends and Relatives

52%

52%

0

Vacation / Holiday

26%

27%

-1

Attend Convention

11%

10%

1

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

 

Airline in U.S.

41%

42%

-1

Rented Automobile

25%

20%

5

Company or Private Automobile

19%

29%

-10

Rail between Cities

19%

18%

1

Bus between Cities

9%

10%

-1



SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)

 

 

 

% point change or % Change ****

 

2004

2003

Prepaid Package

3%

3%

0 pts

First International Trip

32%

28%

4 pts

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

52.6

40.4

30%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

$52

$56

-7%

Average Number of States Visited

2.2

1.9

16%

 

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