December 2006

Public Tourism Arrivals Report (through December 2006)


For Month DecemberQuarter 4% Total Air Arrivals YTD

20052006% Diff.20052006% Diff.20052006# Diff.
USA16,38420,73526.60%35,07649,77841.90%70.80%81.30%98,520
Northeast5,4887,11329.60%11,12016,39647.40%21.30%26.10%33,890
Midwest4,0574,61713.80%8,05410,61531.80%15.60%17.70%21,147
Southeast3,2604,14027.00%7,80511,43346.50%17.40%18.90%21,497
Southwest2,2732,92828.80%5,1317,02336.90%11.10%12.50%14,928
West Coast1,3061,93748.30%2,9664,31145.30%5.40%6.00%7,058

Europe1,8331,8802.60%4,2354,77412.70%7.80%6.50%4,240
UK & Ireland1,3621,359-0.20%3,2583,5458.80%6.00%4.80%2,797
Continental Europe47152110.60%9771,22925.80%1.90%1.60%1,443

Canada1,6052,19937.00%3,7914,1529.50%6.20%5.60%4,430

DOT Subtotal19,82224,81425.20%43,10258,70436.20%84.90%93.40%107,190

Other1,7702,57245.30%4,5735,59222.30%15.10%6.60%-7,735

Total Air21,59227,38626.80%47,67564,29634.90%_

Total Cruise200,434210,2474.90%442,672499,37412.81%_

Notes:

Month: December    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