Market Profile: Eastern Europe
East European Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Regional Profile: Eastern Europe
EAST EUROPEAN ARRIVALS TO THE U.S.

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Change 2004/1998

Arrivals

400

396

422

385

355

345

380

-20

% Change

5%

-1%

7%

-9%

-8%

-3%

10%

-5%



TRENDS IN RECEIPTS* (in millions)

Year

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

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Change 2004/1998

Receipts

$1,257

$1,184

$1,336

$1,248

$1,206

$1,226

$853

-$404

% Change

1%

-6%

13%

-7%

-3%

2%

-30%

-32%



EAST EUROPEAN VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO CENSUS REGIONS AND STATES **

 

Market Share 2004

Volume 2004

Market Share 2003

Volume 2003

MIDDLE ATLANTIC

53.9%

205

53.6%

185

EAST NORTH CENTRAL

23.2%

88

14.0%

48

SOUTH ATLANTIC

18.9%

72

30.0%

104

New York

47.2%

179

49.5%

171



EAST EUROPE VISITATION ESTIMATES
(Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES **

 

Market Share 2004

Volume 2004

Market Share 2003

Volume 2003

New York City

44.3%

168

37.8%

130



SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percentage Point Change)

 

2004

2003

% Point Change****

Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)

 

 

 

Visit Friends and Relatives

53%

50%

4

Vacation / Holiday

46%

50%

-4

Business

29%

39%

-11

Attend Convention

9%

7%

2

Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multi

 

 

 

Company or Private Automobile

44%

45%

-1

Airline in U.S.

34%

42%

-9

Rented Automobile

17%

25%

-8

Bus between Cities

11%

16%

-5

Rail between Cities

10%

11%

-1



SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS
(by Percent Change)

 

2004

2003

% point change or % Change ****

Prepaid Package

5%

7%

- 3 pts

First International Trip

33%

26%

7 pts

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

46.2

48.3

-4%

Daily Visitor Spending in U.S.

$35

n/a

n/a

Average Number of States Visited

1.6

1.8

-11%

 

Notes:

* Excluding passenger fare receipts/exports.

pr - Preliminary will be Revised.

n/a - not available

** 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.

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

Publication Date: June 2005