Market Profile: Oceania
Oceanian Arrivals to the U.S.
 
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Regional Profile: Oceania
Oceanian Arrivals To The U.S.

TRENDS IN ARRIVALS (in thousands)
Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Change 2005/1999
Arrivals 667 731 586 529 525 660 737 70
% Change 4% 10% -20% -10% -1% 26% 12% 10%

 

TRENDS IN RECEIPTS (in millions)
Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Change 2005/1999
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 STATES1
  Market Share 2005 Volume 2005 Market Share 2004 Volume 2004
PACIFIC ISLANDS 18.5% 136 21.2% 140
         
PACIFIC 58.9% 434 54.4% 359
MIDDLE ATLANTIC 39.0% 287 31.5% 208
MOUNTAIN 26.6% 196 25.0% 165
SOUTH ATLANTIC 19.6% 144 18.2% 120
EAST NORTH CENTRAL 8.6% 63 9.7% 64
NEW ENGLAND 6.8% 50 6.4% 42
WEST SOUTH CENTRAL 5.7% 42 7.4% 49
         
California 55.8% 411 51.8% 342
New York 36.4% 268 27.9% 184
Nevada 18.8% 139 16.9% 112
Hawaiian Islands 18.4% 136 21.2% 140
Florida 8.6% 63 7.1% 47
Illinois 5.8% 43 6.1% 40
Massachusetts 4.9% 36 4.1% 27
Arizona 4.6% 34 5.0% 33
Washington ** ** 4.5% 30
Colorado ** ** 4.5% 30

 

OCEANIA VISITATION ESTIMATES (Market Share & Volume in thousands)
VISITATION TO THE CITIES1
  Market Share 2005 Volume 2005 Market Share 2004 Volume 2004
Los Angeles 36.7% 270 33.9% 224
New York City 35.1% 259 26.8% 177
Las Vegas 18.4% 136 15.8% 104
San Francisco 18.1% 133 16.0% 106
Oahu/Honolulu 16.1% 119 16.6% 110
Anaheim 11.7% 86 7.7% 51
Washington D.C. (Metro) 7.3% 54 7.5% 50
Chicago 5.5% 41 5.6% 37
Boston 4.6% 34 ** **
San Diego ** ** 6.5% 43

 

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percentage Point Change)
  2005 2004 % Point Change ****
Purpose of Trip: (multiple response)
     Vacation / Holiday 67% 66% 1
     Visit Friends and Relatives 54% 48% 6
     Business 20% 25% -5
     Attend Convention 13% 14% -1
Transportation Types Used in U.S.: (multiple response)
     Airline in U.S. 48% 49% -1
     Company or Private Automobile 33% 32% 1
     Rented Automobile 28% 30% -2
     Bus between Cities 12% 14% -2
     Rail between Cities 13% 13% 0

 

SELECTED TRAVELER CHARACTERISTICS (by Percent Change)
  2005 2004 % Point Change or % Change 2
Prepaid Package 12% 15% -3 pts.
First International Trip to U.S. 31% 32% -1 pt.
Average Length of Stay in U.S. (nights) 22.7 19.7 15%
Daily Visitor Spending in U.S. $100 $99 1%
Average Number of States Visited 2.1 2.0 5%

 

Notes:
(1) Only census region, state, and city destinations having a sample size of 100 or more are displayed. Due to quarterly data weighting by country and port of entry, some unreported destinations may have a higher proportion of total than those reported.
 
(2) Percentage-point and percentage changes are based on non-rounded data.
 
(n/a) Estimate not available.
 
(**) Estimate not shown due to sample size fewer than 100.
 
Note: This profile shows only a few of the 35 travel characteristics data reported on international arrivals to the U.S. Additional information may be obtained for a fee. To learn more, please visit our website: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/research/programs/ifs/index.html
 
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries; Bureau of Economic Analysis
 
Publication Date: May 2006