1999 Profile of U.S. Resident Travelers Visiting Overseas Destinations Reported From: Survey of International Air Travelers(IFS)
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Posted October 2000
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U.S. RESIDENT TRAVELER
CHARACTERISTICS:
Total Number of Travelers**
All
U.S. Travelers
24,579,000
For
Leisure & VFR
19,491,000
For
Business & Conv.
8,406,000
Transportation Outside the U.S.*:
Taxi/Cab/Limousine47%43%60%
Airline between Cities36%34%40%
Company or Private Auto28%29%29%
City Subway/Tram/Bus21%23%21%
Rented Auto20%22%20%
Railroad between Cities20%21%18%
Bus between Cities13%14%7%
Port-of-Entry:
New York City21%23%16%
Los Angeles10%10%12%
San Francisco10%9%13%
Miami8%8%8%
Chicago7%7%8%
Boston6%6%6%
Newark6%6%5%
Atlanta4%3%6%
Washington, D.C.4%4%5%
Dallas/Ft. Worth3%3%3%
Houston3%3%3%
Seattle2%2%2%
Philadelphia2%2%2%
Charlotte, NC2%2%***
International Destinations Visited*:
Europe47%47%51%
Western Europe46%46%49%
United Kingdom17%16%21%
France11%12%10%
Germany8%8%10%
Italy8%8%6%
Netherlands4%4%5%
Spain4%4%3%
Switzerland3%3%4%
Belgium2%2%2%
Austria2%2%2%
Ireland2%2%2%
Greece2%2%1%
Eastern Europe3%3%3%

* Multiple Response.

** NOTE: Percentages listed in this profile can be converted into estimated numbers by multiplying the percentage by 24,579,000 (total U.S. Residents visiting overseas destinations), 19,491,000 (Leisure % Visit Friends/Relatives) and 8,406,000 (Business & Convention).

*** Less than 0.5%