Abstract of International Travel To and From the U.S. - 1996

1996 PROFILE OF OVERSEAS TRAVELERS TO THE U.S. - INBOUND
REPORTED FROM: SURVEY OF INTERNATIONAL AIR TRAVELERS (IFS)

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OVERSEAS TRAVERLERS CHARACTERISTICS: ALL OVERSEAS VISITORS ALL LEISURE VISITORS ALL BUSINESS VISITORS
Total Number of Travelers = 22,628,000 14,343,000 7,001,000
Number of States Visited*:
One State 63% 64% 55%
Two States 20% 18% 25%
Three or More States 21% 18% 20%
Average (Number of States) 1.7 1.7 1.8
Median (Number of States) 1.0 1.0 1.0
Number of Destinations Visited:
Average (Number of Destinations) 2.3 2.4 2.2
Median (Number of Destinations) 2.0 2.0 2.0
Transportation in the U.S.*:
Taxi 40% 38% 47%
Rented Auto 37% 39% 42%
Airline in the U.S. 33% 30% 41%
Private Auto 27% 24% 29%
City Subway/Bus 18% 22% 12%
Bus between Cities 10% 13% 4%
Railroad between Cities 7% 7% 7%
Recreational Vehicle 3% 3% 2%
Port-of-Entry:
New York 15% 14% 19%
Miami 15% 15% 18%
Los Angeles 12% 12% 13%
Honolulu 11% 17% 3%
San Francisco 6% 5% 7%
Agana, Guam 6% 8% 0%
Orlando 4% 7% 2%
Chicago 4% 3% 7%
Newark 3% 2% 4%
Washington Dulles 2% 2% 3%
Atlanta 2% 2% 3%
Detroit 2% 2% 2%
Boston 2% 2% 2%

* Multiple Response

NOTE: All percentages listed in this profile can be converted into estimated numbers by multiplying the percentage by 22,658,000 (total overseas travelers to the U.S.), 14,343,000 (total leisure travelers), or 7,001,000 (total business travelers).

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