Abstract of International Travel To and From the U.S. - 1995
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In-Flight Survey - Inbound Profile of the Overseas Traveler


Overseas Travelers
Travel Companions: (3) to the U.S.
Traveling Alone 32%
Family/Relatives 27%
Spouse 25%
Friends 14%
Business Associates 8%
Tour Group 6%
Travel Party Size: (persons)
Average Party Size 1.7
Median Party Size 1.0
Main Purpose of Trip:
Vacation, Holiday 52%
Business 21%
Visit Friends/Relatives 13%
Convention/Conference 5%
Study/Teaching 3%
Other 5%
Purpose of Trip: (3)
Vacation, Holiday 65%
Visit Friends/Relatives 29%
Business 25%
Convention/Conference 8%
Study/Teaching 6%
Spouse Business 2%
Other 8%
Type of Accommodations:
Hotel, Motel 83%
Average Number of Nights 8.3
Median Number of Nights 6.0
Private Home 31%
Average Number of Nights 17.8
Median Number of Nights 10.0
Other 5%
Mean Number of Nights 19.3
Median Number of Nights 7.0

All percentages listed in this profile can be converted into estimated numbers by multiplying the percentage by 20,639,000 (total overseas travelers to the U.S.)

Source:Survey of International Air Travelers (In-Flight Survey)

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