2005 Profile Of Overseas Travelers To The U.S. - Inbound (Page 6 of 8)

Reported From: Survey Of International Air Travelers (IFS)

OVERSEAS TRAVELERS CHARACTERISTICS: ALL OVERSEAS VISITORS ALL LEISURE VISITORS ALL BUSINESS VISITORS
Total Number of Travelers = 21,679,000 13,397,000 5,203,000
 U.S. Destinations Visited*:      
       
 Pacific 24% 22% 30%
 California 22% 21% 28%
 Los Angeles 12% 12% 12%
 San Francisco 10% 10% 12%
 San Diego 2% 3% 2%
 Anaheim 2% 2% 1%
 San Jose 2% 1% 4%
 Washington 2% 1% 3%
 Seattle 2% 1% 3%
       
 Pacific Islands 15% 23% 2%
 Hawaiian Islands 10% 16% 2%
 Oahu/Honolulu 8% 13% 1%
 Guam 5% 8% 0%
       
 Atlantic Islands 0.4% 0.4% 0.5%
       
 Leisure/Recreational Activities*:      
       
 Shopping 89% 93% 81%
 Dining in Restaurants 84% 86% 84%
 Sightseeing in Cities 42% 51% 26%
 Visit Historical Places 35% 40% 23%
 Amusement/Theme Parks 28% 35% 13%
 Visit Small Towns/Villages 27% 31% 15%
 Water Sports/Sunbathing 22% 30% 8%
 Touring the Countryside 21% 25% 13%
 Art Gallery, Museum 20% 23% 15%
 Cultural/Heritage Sights 19% 23% 10%
 Visit National Parks 18% 22% 10%
 Guided Tours 17% 23% 7%
 Concert, Play, Musical 15% 17% 9%
 Nightclub/ Dancing 13% 13% 13%
 Casinos/Gambling 10% 12% 6%
 Cruises 7% 10% 2%
 Golf/Tennis 7% 7% 8%
 Attend Sports Events 6% 7% 6%
 Ethnic Heritage Sights 5% 5% 2%
 Camping, Hiking 4% 4% 3%
 Visit American Indian Communities 3% 4% 1%
 Environmental/Ecological Excursions 3% 4% 2%
 Hunting/Fishing 2% 2% 1%
 Snow Skiing 2% 2% 1%
 Ranch Vacations 1% 2% 1%

 

*Multiple Response

NOTE: All percentages listed in this profile can be converted into estimated numbers by multiplying the percentage by 21,679,000 (total overseas travelers to the U.S.), 13,397,000 (total leisure travelers), or 5,203,000 (total business travelers). Only destinations with more than 1.5% of all overseas visitors are listed. All percentages have been rounded to nearest whole number.

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