OVERSEAS* VISITORS TO SELECT U.S. STATES AND TERRITORIES 2004-2003

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U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries
Overseas* Visitors to Select U.S. States and Territories
2004-2003

2004
Rank
 STATE/TERRITORY 
VISITATION**
2004
MARKETSHARE
2004
VISITATION
(000)
2003
MARKETSHARE
2003
VISITATION
(000)
VOLUME
%
CHANGE
1
    New York
26.7%
5,426
23.3%
4,200
29%
2
    Florida
21.8%
4,430
23.3%
4,200
5%
3
    California
20.7%
4,207
22.1%
3,984
6%
4
    Hawaii
10.9%
2,215
10.8%
1,947
14%
5
    Nevada
8.0%
1,626
7.6%
1,370
19%
6
    Guam
5.1%
1,036
4.7%
847
22%
7
    Illinois
4.8%
975
4.6%
829
18%
8
    Massachusetts
4.6%
935
4.6%
829
13%
9
    Texas
4.3%
874
4.6%
829
5%
10
    New Jersey
4.1%
833
3.8%
685
22%
11
    Pennsylvania
3.4%
691
3.4%
613
13%
12
    Arizona
3.1%
630
2.7%
487
29%
13
    Georgia
2.1%
427
2.5%
451
-5%
14
    Michigan
1.8%
366
2.0%
361
1%
14
    Washington
1.8%
366
1.9%
342
7%
16
    Colorado
1.7%
345
1.6%
288
20%
17
    Ohio
1.6%
325
1.8%
324
0%
17
    Utah
1.6%
325
1.4%
252
29%
19
    North Carolina
1.5%
305
1.4%
252
21%
19
    Virginia
1.5%
305
1.3%
234
30%
21
    Louisiana
1.4%
285
1.2%
216
32%
22
    Connecticut
1.3%
264
1.4%
252
5%
23
    Maryland
1.0%
203
1.1%
198
3%
23
    Oregon
1.0%
203
0.9%
162
25%
25
    Minnesota
0.9%
183
0.5%
90
103%
25
    Tennessee
0.9%
183
0.9%
162
13%
27
    South Carolina
0.8%
163
0.8%
144
13%
28
    Missouri
0.7%
142
0.5%
90
58%
29
    Indiana
0.6%
122
0.8%
144
-15%
29
    Wisconsin
0.6%
122
0.6%
108
13%
31
    Kentucky
0.4%
81
0.4%
72
13%
31
    Maine
0.4%
81
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31
    New Hampshire
0.4%
81
0.5%
90
-10%
31
    New Mexico
0.4%
81
0.5%
90
-10%
31
    Rhode Island
0.4%
81
0.4%
72
13%
36
    Alabama
0.3%
61
0.4%
72
-15%
36
    Alaska
0.3%
61
**
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**

* Excludes Canada and Mexico

** Some States not shown due to low sampling size of overseas visitors (i.e. less than 100 respondents 2003 & 2004)
For more information please contact the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries

Release Date: May 2005