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

Year

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

% Change 1998/1992

Arrivals

654

609

556

588

629

680

639

-2%

% Change

2%

-7%

-9%

6%

7%

8%

-6%

 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

% Change 1998/1992

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 1998

Volume 1998

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

California

59.6%

381

58.0%

394

Hawaii

19.3%

123

21.0%

143

New York

19.0%

121

19.4%

132

Nevada

15.7%

100

14.9%

101

Florida

10.9%

70

11.7%

80

Texas

6.8%

43

5.4%

37

Colorado

6.6%

42

6.4%

44

Arizona

6.1%

39

6.2%

42

Illinois

6.0%

38

6.7%

46

Washington

5.3%

34

5.1%

35

Massachusetts

4.4%

28

5.3%

36

Louisiana

4.1%

26

5.1%

35

VISITATION TO THE CITIES

 

Market Share 1998

Volume 1998

Market Share 1997

Volume 1997

Los Angeles

39.3%

251

38.3%

260

San Francisco

20.8%

133

21.9%

149

New York City

17.7%

113

18.0%

122

Oahu/Honolulu

16.4%

105

16.4%

112

Las Vegas

14.6%

93

14.2%

97

Anaheim

10.5%

67

10.1%

69

District of Columbia (Greater Metropolitan)

7.9%

50

7.9%

54

San Diego

6.7%

43

6.1%

41

Orlando

6.1%

39

6.8%

46

Chicago

5.8%

37

6.5%

44

Seattle

4.3%

27

4.5%

31

New Orleans

3.9%

25

4.9%

33

Boston

3.9%

25

4.8%

33

Maui

**

**

3.7%

25

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)

 

1998

1997

% Point Change

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

     

Vacation / Holiday

64%

64%

0

Visit Friends and Relatives

43%

39%

4

Business

35%

37%

-2

Attend Convention

16%

16%

-1

Prepaid Package

20%

20%

0

First International Trip

27%

31%

-5

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

     

Airline in U.S.

49%

49%

0

Rented Automobile

35%

33%

2

Private Automobile

33%

36%

-3

Bus between Cities

13%

11%

2

Rail between Cities

9%

10%

-1

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)

 

1998

1997

% Change

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

20.9

21.7

-4%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

$94

$89

6%

Average Number of States Visited

2.1

2.1

0%

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 1999