Market Profile: Belgium
Belgian Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)

Year

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

% Change 1999/1993

Arrivals

186

192

206

237

241

230

249

34%

% Change

9%

3%

7%

15%

2%

-5%

8%

 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

% Change 1999/1993

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

 

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)

 

1999

1998

% Point Change

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

     

Vacation / Holiday

55%

**

n/a

Business

49%

**

n/a

Visit Friends and Relatives

36%

**

n/a

Attend Convention

14%

**

n/a

Prepaid Package

6%

**

n/a

First International Trip

19%

**

n/a

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

     

Rented Automobile

45%

**

n/a

Airline in U.S.

34%

**

n/a

Private Automobile

30%

**

n/a

Bus between Cities

8%

**

n/a

Rail between Cities

5%

**

n/a

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)

 

1999

1998

% Change

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

12.8

**

n/a

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

**

**

n/a

Average Number of States Visited

1.7

**

n/a

 

Notes:

 

Only the census regions, states, and cities are displayed that have a statistically reliable respondent base for the survey year(s).

*

Excluding passenger fare receipts/exports.

**

Not displayed due to low respondent base for this survey year.

n/a

Information not available.

Source:

 

U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Tourism Industries; Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Publication Date:

June 2000