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U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries

Overseas1 Visitors to Select U.S. Cities/Hawaiian Islands 2005-2004

RANK CITY VISITATION2 2005 MARKET SHARE

2005 VISITATION (000)

2004 MARKET SHARE 2004 VISITATION (000) VOLUME % CHANGE
1 New York City 26.8% 5,810 25.4% 5,162 13%
2 Los Angeles 11.9% 2,580 11.2% 2,276 13%
3 San Francisco 9.8% 2,124 9.2% 1,870 14%
4 Miami 9.6% 2,081 10.8% 2,195 -5%
5 Orlando 9.3% 2,016 9.6% 1,951 3%
6 Oahu/Honolulu 8.4% 1,821 9.2% 1,870 -3%
7 Las Vegas 8.2% 1,778 7.7% 1,565 14%
8 Washington, DC 5.1% 1,106 5.2% 1,057 5%
9 Chicago 5.0% 1,084 4.6% 935 16%
10 Boston 3.7% 802 4.1% 833 -4%
11 Atlanta 2.6% 564 1.8% 366 54%
12 San Diego 2.3% 499 2.5% 508 -2%
13 Tampa/St. Petersburg 2.1% 455 1.9% 386 18%
14 Philadelphia 2.0% 434 2.1% 427 2%
15 Anaheim 1.8% 390 1.6% 325 20%
16 Houston 1.7% 369 1.9% 386 -4%
17 Dallas/Ft. Worth 1.6% 347 1.6% 325 7%
17 San Jose 1.6% 347 1.7% 345 1%
17 Seattle 1.6% 347 1.6% 325 7%
20 Ft. Lauderdale 1.2% 260 1.7% 345 -25%
21 Newark 1.1% 238 1.0% 203 17%
22 Detroit 1.0% 217 1.1% 224 -3%
22 Florida Keys 1.0% 217 1.4% 285 -24%
24 Hawaii (The Big Island) 0.9% 195 0.5% 102 91%
25 Maui 0.9% 195 1.0% 203 -4%
25 Phoenix 0.9% 195 1.0% 203 -4%
25 Riverside/San Bernardino 0.9% 195 0.8% 163 20%
28 Cincinnati 0.8% 173 0.5% 102 70%
28 Denver 0.8% 173 1.1% 224 -23%
28 Sacramento 0.8% 173 0.6% 122 42%
28 Salinas, CA 0.8% 173 0.7% 142 22%
32 Baltimore 0.7% 152 0.6% 122 25%
32 Buffalo 0.7% 152 0.7% 142 7%
32 Ft. Myers 0.7% 152 0.5% 102 49%
35 Nassau, NY 0.6% 130 0.5% 102 27%
35 Portland 0.6% 130 0.8% 163 -20%
35 Salt Lake City 0.6% 130 0.6% 122 7%
35 Santa Barbara 0.6% 130 0.5% 102 27%
39 Austin 0.5% 108 0.3% 61 77%
39 Melbourne 0.5% 108 0.4% 81 33%
39 New Orleans 0.5% 108 1.2% 244 -56%
39 Oakland 0.5% 108 0.5% 102 6%
39 San Antonio 0.5% 108 0.4% 81 33%
39 Sarasota, FL 0.5% 108 0.5% 102 6%
39 St. Louis 0.5% 108 0.5% 102 6%
39 West Palm Beach 0.5% 108 0.8% 163 -34%
47 Atlantic City 0.4% 87 0.4% 81 7%
47 Minneapolis/St. Paul 0.4% 87 0.8% 163 -47%
49 Pittsburgh 0.3% 65 0.4% 81 -20%
             
Cleveland ** ** 0.5% 102 n/a
Charlotte ** ** 0.4% 81 n/a
Kauai ** ** 0.4% 81 n/a
Nashville ** ** 0.4% 81 n/a
Raleigh-Durham ** ** 0.4% 81 n/a
Indianapolis ** ** 0.3% 61 n/a

Notes:

1Excludes Canada and Mexico.

2Only 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. For more information please contact the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries.

** Estimate not shown due to sample size fewer than 100.

n/a = Estimate not available.

Note: This table shows only one 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://travel.trade.gov/research/programs/ifs/index.html

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries

Release Date: May 2006