Market Profile: Argentina
Argentine Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Argentina
ARGENTINE ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Change 2005/1999
Arrivals 502 534 434 165 151 168 189 -313
% Change -4% 6% -19% -62% -8% 11% 13% -62%


TRENDS IN RECEIPTS1 (in millions)
Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Change 2005/1999
Receipts $1,457 $1,411 $992 $379 $404 $506 n/a n/a
% Change -4% -3% -30% -62% 7% 25% n/a n/a

 

ARGENTINE VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES2
  Market
Share
20053
Volume 20053 Market
Share
2004
Volume 2004
SOUTH ATLANTIC 57.0% 108 58.6% 98
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 28.3% 53 27.5% 46
PACIFIC ** ** 14.1% 24
Florida 50.1% 95 50.4% 85
New York 25.3% 48 24.0% 40

 

ARGENTINE VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES2
  Market
Share
20053
Volume 20053 Market
Share
2004
Volume 2004
Miami 44.4% 84 42.9% 72
New York City 25.1% 47 23.5% 39

 

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  20053 2004 % Point Change 4
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)      
     Vacation / Holiday 50% 46% 4
     Visit Friends and Relatives 43% 44% -2
     Business 20% 28% -8
     Attend Convention 12% 17% -5
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)      
     Rented Automobile 41% 38% 3
     Company or Private Automobile 23% 27% -4
     Airline in U.S. 22% 26% -5
     Bus between Cities 10% 8% 2
     Rail between Cities 4% 5% -1


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
  20053 2004 % Point
Change or
% Change4
Prepaid Package 12% 8% 4 pts.
First International Trip to U.S. 15% 10% 4 pts.
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 21.7 18.6 17%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $70 $74 -5%
Average Number of States Visited 1.3 1.4 -7%

 

Notes:
(1) Excluding passenger fare receipts/exports.
 
(2) Only census region, state, and city destinations having a sample size of 100 or more are displayed. Due to quarterly data weighting by country and port of entry, some unreported destinations may have a higher proportion of total than those reported.
 
(3) Due to low respondent base, 2005 estimates are based on 2004 plus 2005 weighted proportions applied to 2005 volume totals.
 
(4) Percentage-point and percentage changes are based on non-rounded data.
 
(n/a) Estimate not yet available.
 
(**) Estimate not shown due to sample size fewer than 100.
 
Note: This profile shows only a few of the 35 travel characteristics data reported on international arrivals to the U.S. Additional information may be obtained for a fee. To learn more, please visit our website: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/research/programs/ifs/index.html
 
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries; Bureau of Economic Analysis
 
Publication Date: May 2006