August 2006

Public Tourism Arrivals Report (through August 2006)


For Month AugustQuarter 3% Total Air Arrivals YTD

20052006% Diff.20052006% Diff.20052006# Diff.
USA8,29214,55675.50%19,06634,87282.90%70.10%82.80%81,439
Northeast2,6875,26696.00%5,11710,559106.40%21.00%26.60%27,952
Midwest1,3442,15460.30%3,0105,36678.30%15.50%18.40%18,241
Southeast2,1153,53367.00%5,3489,12870.70%17.40%18.80%16,879
Southwest1,4032,47776.60%4,0287,17178.00%11.30%13.10%12,670
West Coast7431,12651.50%1,5632,64769.40%4.90%5.80%5,696

Europe8301,25851.60%1,8192,30226.60%7.30%6.10%3,633
UK & Ireland57886950.30%1,3231,64324.20%5.50%4.40%2,465
Continental Europe25238954.40%49665932.90%1.80%1.60%1,168

Canada49557416.00%1,0241,20317.50%5.60%5.40%4,066

DOT Subtotal9,61716,38870.40%21,90938,37775.20%83.00%94.30%89,138

Other2,3001,676-27.10%6,6183,943-40.40%17.00%5.70%-7,964

Total Air11,91718,06451.60%28,52742,32048.40%_

Total Cruise122,562144,17917.64%209,101266,96027.67%_

Notes:

Month: August    Year: 2006

The CONTINENTAL EUROPE break includes visitor arrivals from all other countries outside of the UK & Ireland as follows:

Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Croatia, Denmark, Dronning Maud Land,Estonia, Faerore Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Holy See, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mayen Islands, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Yugoslavia.

USA state breakdowns by region are as follows:
Northeast: CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT, WV
Midwest: IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, OH, SD, WI, WY
Southeast: AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN
Southwest: AK, AR, AZ, CO, HI, KS, LA, NE, NM, OK, TX, UT
West Coast: CA, ID, NV, OR, WA