Market Profile: Poland
Polish Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Poland
POLISH ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.


TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Change 2005/1999
Arrivals 105 116 108 109 108 123 134 29
% Change 21% 10% -7% 1% -1% 14% 9% 28%


TRENDS IN RECEIPTS 1(in millions)
Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Change 2005/1999
Receipts n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
% Change n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a


POLISH VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES 2
  Market Share 20053 Volume 20053 Market Share 2004-03 Volume 20044
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 50% 67 53.1% 65
EAST NORTH CENTRAL ** ** 33.7% 41
         
New York 38.7% 52 44.9% 55
Illinois 33.0% 44 27.9% 34


POLISH VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES 2
  Market Share 2005 3 Volume 2005 3 Market Share 2004-03 Volume 2004
New York City 35.2% 47 40.6% 50
Chicago 32.5% 44 27.1% 33


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2005 3 2004-03 % Point Change 4
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)      
     Visit Friends and Relatives 64% 61% 2
     Vacation / Holiday 48% 49% -1
     Business 24% 21% 3
     Attend Convention 6% 8% -2
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)      
     Company or Private Automobile 57% 57% 0
     Airline in U.S. 25% 31% -6
     Rented Automobile 19% 21% -2
     Rail between Cities 7% 9% -2
     Bus between Cities 10% 8% 2


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
  20053 2004-03 % Point
Change or
% Change 4
Prepaid Package 6% 5% 1 pt.
First International Trip to U.S. 33% 30% 3 pts
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 45.4 48.7 -7%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $39 $30 30%
Average Number of States Visited 1.6 1.7 -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