Market Profile: New Zealand
New Zealand Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: New Zealand
NEW ZEALAND ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Change 2005/1999
Arrivals 160 172 144 110 107 127 140 -20
% Change 8% -16% -24% -3% 19% 19% 10% -13%


TRENDS IN RECEIPTS1 (in millions)
Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 pr Change 2005/1999
Receipts $542 $559 $476 $422 $396 $469 n/a n/a
% Change 11% 3% -15% -11% -6% 18% n/a n/a


NEW ZEALAND VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES2
  Market Share 2005 3 Volume 2005 3 Market Share 2004 Volume 2004
PACIFIC ISLANDS 25.7% 36 28.3% 36
         
PACIFIC 65.5% 92 63.0% 80
MOUNTAIN 24.3% 34 27.2% 35
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 15.4% 22 ** n/a
SOUTH ATLANTIC 14.6% 20 ** n/a
EAST NORTH CENTRAL 9.0% 13 ** n/a
         
California 61.6% 86 59.5% 76
Hawaii 25.5% 36 28.3% 36
Nevada 16.3% 23 ** n/a
New York 13.0% 18 ** n/a


NEW ZEALAND VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES2
  Market Share 2005 3 Volume 2005 3 Market Share 2004 Volume 2004
Los Angeles 41.4% 58 40.8% 52
Honolulu 21.5% 30 25.1% 32
San Francisco 19.4% 27 ** n/a
Las Vegas 15.1% 21 ** n/a
New York City 12.1% 17 ** n/a


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  20053 2004 % Point Change4
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)      
     Vacation / Holiday 64% 63% 2
     Visit Friends and Relatives 46% 44% 2
     Business 28% 30% -2
     Attend Convention 15% 17% -2
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)      
     Airline in U.S 46% 48% -2
     Rented Automobile 31% 35% -4
     Company or Private Automobile 36% 31% 5
     Bus between Cities 13% 16% -3
     Rail between Cities 11% 12% -1


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
  20053 2004 % Point
Change or
% Change 4
Prepaid Package 15% 16% -1 pts.
First International Trip to U.S. 23% 24% -1 pts.
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 18.2 17.3 5%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $97 $97 0%
Average Number of States Visited 1.9 1.9 0%

 

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.

(pr) Preliminary estimate subject to revision.

(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