Market Profile: Brazil
Brazilian Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Brazil
BRAZILIAN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Change 2005/1999
Arrivals 665 737 551 405 349 385 485 -180
% Change -27% 11% -25% -26% -14% 10% 26% -27%


TRENDS IN RECEIPTS1 (in millions)
Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 pr Change 2005/1999
Receipts $2,034 $2,230 $1,821 $1,373 $1,214 $1,375 n/a n/a
% Change -26% 10% -18% -25% -12% 13% n/a n/a


BRAZILIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES2
  Market Share 2005 Volume 2005 Market Share 2004 Volume 2004
SOUTH ATLANTIC 50.0% 243 50.7% 195
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 26.2% 127 29.2% 112
EAST NORTH CENTRAL 13.5% 66 9.3% 36
PACIFIC ** ** 21.5% 83
         
Florida 37.2% 181 43.3% 167
New York 23.3% 113 26.1% 100
California ** ** 20.2% 78


BRAZILIAN VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES2
  Market Share 2005 Volume 2005 Market Share 2004 Volume 2004
New York City 23.0% 112 24.8% 95


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2005 2004 % Point Change3
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)      
     Vacation / Holiday 49% 56% -7
     Business 36% 35% 1
     Visit Friends and Relatives 24% 35% -12
     Attend Convention 14% 10% 5
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
     Airline in U.S 42% 39% 3
     Rented Automobile 36% 36% 0
     Company or Private Automobile 22% 28% -6
     Rail between Cities 7% 6% 1
     Bus between Cities 5% 8% -3


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
  2005 2004 % Point
Change or
% Change 3
Prepaid Package 9% 10% 0 pts.
First International Trip to U.S. 14% 10% 4 pts.
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 23.5 18.6 26%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $78 $105 -26%
Average Number of States Visited 1.4 1.7 -18%

 

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)      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