Market Profile: Oceania
Oceania Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Regional Profile: Oceania
ARRIVALS TO THE U.S. FROM OCEANIA


TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001r Change 2001 r/1995
Arrivals 588 629 680 639 667 731 586 (2)
% Change 6% 7% 8% -6% 4% 10% -20% 0%

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)
Year 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 Change 2001/1995
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 n/a

OCEANIA VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES **
  Market Share 2001 Volume 2001 Market Share 2000 Volume 2000
PACIFIC 57.3% 336 64.5% 471
MOUNTAIN 25.3% 148 29.3% 214
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 21.2% 124 24.2% 177
SOUTH ATLANTIC 20.7% 121 19.7% 144
PACIFIC ISLANDS 16.9% 99 16.6% 121
EAST NORTH CENTRAL 9.8% 57 8.8% 64
WEST SOUTH CENTRAL 9.8% 57 8.6% 63
California 54.6% 320 60.7% 444
New York 18.2% 107 21.0% 154
Hawaii 16.8% 98 16.2% 118
Nevada 15.8% 93 19.6% 143
Florida *** *** 10.7% 78

OCEANIA VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES **
  Market Share 2001 Volume 2001 Market Share 2000 Volume 2000
Los Angeles 37.4% 219 38.0% 278
San Francisco 17.4% 102 21.9% 160
New York City 17.3% 101 20.0% 146
Las Vegas 14.7% 86 19.1% 140
Oahu/Honolulu 14.2% 83 14.1% 103

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)
  2001 2000 % Point Change ****
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
Vacation / Holiday 61% 65% -4
Visit Friends and Relatives 46% 45% 1
Business 34% 30% 5
Attend Convention 12% 13% -1
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
Airline in U.S. 49% 51% -3
Private Automobile 36% 32% 5
Rented Automobile 32% 31% 1
Bus between Cities 14% 16% -2
Rail between Cities 10% 13% -4

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
  2001 2000 % Change ****
Prepaid Package 14% 17% -20%
First International Trip 24% 26% -8%
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 25.0 21.9 14%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $78 $85 -8%
Average Number of States Visited 2.0 2.1 -5%

Notes:

r - The 2001 arrivals total has been revised downward from the preliminary estimate released earlier by OTTI.

* Excluding passenger fare receipts/exports.

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

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

**** Variance due to rounding.

n/a - Information not available

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries; Bureau of Economic Analysis

Publication Date: March 2003