Market Profile: Singapore
Singapore Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Market Profile: Singapore
SINGAPORE ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.


TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Change 2005/1999
Arrivals 118 136 99 97 88 102 116 -2
% Change 16% 15% -27% -2% -9% 16% 14% -2%


TRENDS IN RECEIPTS 1(in millions)
Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Change 2005/1999
Receipts $349 $417 $314 $332 $313 $385 n/a n/a
% Change 17% 19% -25% 6% -6% 23% n/a n/a


SINGAPORE VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES 2
  Market Share 2005 Volume 2005 Market Share 2004 Volume 2004
PACIFIC 58.9% 68 59.9% 61
MIDDLE ATLANTIC ** ** 31.0% 32
         
California 56.4% 65 57.5% 59
New York ** ** 26.6% 27


SINGAPORE VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES 2
  Market Share 2005 Volume 2005 Market Share 2004 Volume 2004
Los Angeles 31.2% 36 34.1% 35
San Francisco 29.8% 35 29.7% 30
New York City ** ** 25.5% 26


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2005 2004 % Point Change 3
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)      
     Vacation / Holiday 52% 52% 0
     Visit Friends and Relatives 46% 47% -1
     Business 33% 34% -1
     Attend Convention 20% 16% 4
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)      
     Company or Private Automobile 37% 28% -4
     Rented Automobile 29% 33% 9
     Airline in U.S. 22% 22% 0
     Bus between Cities 11% 9% 2
     Rail between Cities 7% 7% 0


SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
  2005 2004 % Point
Change or
% Change 3
Prepaid Package 5% 8% -3 pts.
First International Trip to U.S. 20% 21% -1 pt.
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 18.0 17.9 1%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $127 $107 19%
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) 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