August 2008

Public Tourism Arrivals Report (through August 2008)


For Month August Quarter 3 % Total Air Arrivals YTD

2007 2008 % Diff. 2007 2008 % Diff. 2007 2008 # Diff.
USA 15,317 17,020 11.10% 36,414 41,158 13.00% 80.90% 80.90% 16,728
Northeast 5,299 6,186 16.70% 10,985 13,108 19.30% 26.50% 28.00% 8,867
Midwest 2,014 2,081 3.30% 5,066 5,584 10.20% 17.60% 16.90% 1,993
Southeast 3,938 3,761 -4.50% 9,939 9,742 -2.00% 18.00% 16.70% 751
Southwest 2,586 3,349 29.50% 7,242 9,085 25.40% 12.60% 13.10% 3,760
West Coast 1,480 1,643 11.00% 3,182 3,639 14.40% 6.20% 6.30% 1,357

Europe 1,425 1,552 8.90% 2,894 3,098 7.00% 6.60% 6.50% 1,088
UK & Ireland 1,005 993 -1.20% 2,138 2,092 -2.20% 4.90% 4.70% 461
Continental Europe 420 559 33.10% 756 1,006 33.10% 1.60% 1.80% 627

Canada 708 733 3.50% 1,527 1,487 -2.60% 5.50% 5.80% 1,792

DOT Subtotal 17,450 19,305 10.60% 40,835 45,743 12.00% 93.00% 93.30% 19,608

Other 2,031 2,324 14.40% 5,541 5,894 6.40% 7.00% 6.70% 888

Total Air 19,481 21,629 11.00% 46,376 51,637 11.30%  

Total Cruise 99,753 87,381 -12.40% 208,949 195,895 -6.25%  

Notes:

Month: August    Year: 2008

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