Regional Profile: Oceania
Arrivals to the U.S. from Oceania
 
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TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)

Year

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

% Change 1997/1991

Arrivals

641

654

609

556

588

629

680

6%

% Change

n/a

2%

-7%

-9%

6%

7%

8%

 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

% Change 1997/1991

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

 

OCEANIA VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)

VISITATION TO THE STATES

 

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Market Share 1996

Volume 1996

California

58.0%

394

58.9%

370

Hawaii

21.0%

143

17.8%

112

New York

19.4%

132

20.0%

126

Nevada

14.9%

101

15.0%

94

Florida

11.7%

80

11.2%

70

Illinois

6.7%

46

7.5%

47

Colorado

6.4%

44

5.7%

36

Arizona

6.2%

42

7.1%

45

Texas

5.4%

37

6.6%

42

Massachusetts

5.3%

36

8.0%

50

Louisiana

5.1%

35

5.5%

35

Washington

5.1%

35

6.1%

38

Pennsylvania

**

**

3.8%

24

VISITATION TO THE CITIES

 

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Market Share 1996

Volume 1996

Los Angeles

38.3%

260

39.2%

247

San Francisco

21.9%

149

22.2%

140

New York City

18.0%

122

18.5%

116

Oahu/Honolulu

16.4%

112

14.8%

93

Las Vegas

14.2%

97

14.0%

88

Anaheim

10.1%

69

10.7%

67

District of Columbia (Greater Metropolitan)

7.9%

54

10.0%

63

Orlando

6.8%

46

6.3%

40

Chicago

6.5%

44

7.4%

47

San Diego

6.1%

41

6.2%

39

New Orleans

4.9%

33

5.3%

33

Boston

4.8%

33

7.3%

46

Seattle

4.5%

31

5.5%

35

Maui

3.7%

25

**

**

Dallas/Ft. Worth

**

**

3.6%

23

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)

 

1997

1996

% Point Change

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

     

Vacation / Holiday

64%

64%

-0

Visit Friends and Relatives

39%

42%

-3

Business

37%

36%

1

Attend Convention

16%

15%

1

Prepaid Package

20%

22%

-1

First International Trip

31%

31%

-0

Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)

     

Airline in U.S.

49%

52%

-3

Private Automobile

36%

35%

1

Rented Automobile

33%

36%

-3

Bus between Cities

11%

13%

-2

Rail between Cities

10%

10%

-1

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)

 

1997

1996

% Change

Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights)

21.7

23.5

-8%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

$89

$89

0%

Average Number of States Visited

2.1

2.2

-5%

Notes:
 
      *   Excluding passenger fare receipts/exports.
** Not displayed due to low respondent base for this survey year.
n/a Information not available.

Sources:
 

Publication Date:   May 1998