Market Profile: Netherlands
Dutch Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Netherlands
DUTCH ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Change 2005/1999
Arrivals 527 553 412 384 374 425 449 -78
% Change 8% 5% -25% -7% -3% 14% 6% -15%


TRENDS IN RECEIPTS 1(in millions)
Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Change 2005/1999
Receipts $1,216 $1,288 $1,045 $1,024 $1,022 $1,162 n/a n/a
% Change 32% 6% -19% -2% 0% 14% n/a n/a


DUTCH VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES 2
  Market Share 20053 Volume 20053 Market Share 2004 Volume 2004
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 42.8% 192 39.6% 168
PACIFIC 29.4% 132 28.8% 122
SOUTH ATLANTIC 26.5% 119 27.8% 118
MOUNTAIN ** ** 16.6% 71
         
New York 37.2% 167 33.3% 142
California 26.2% 118 26.1% 111


DUTCH VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES2
  Market Share 2005 Volume 2005 Market Share 2004 Volume 2004
New York City 32.8% 147 29.7% 126


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  20053 2004 % Point Change4
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)      
     Vacation / Holiday 61% 56% 6
     Visit Friends and Relatives 49% 42% 7
     Business 27% 33% -6
     Attend Convention 10% 11% -1
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)      
     Rented Automobile 34% 36% -1
     Company or Private Automobile 30% 32% -2
     Airline in U.S 25% 29% -4
     Rail between Cities 14% 14% 0
     Bus between Cities 5% 5% 0


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
  20053 2004 % Point
Change or
% Change 4
Prepaid Package 10% 9% 1 pt.
First International Trip to U.S. 25% 28% -3 pts
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 18.2 14.7 24%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $77 $94 -18%
Average Number of States Visited 1.7 1.8 -6%

 

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