December 2008

Public Tourism Arrivals Report (through December 2008)


For Month DecemberQuarter 4% Total Air Arrivals YTD

20072008% Diff.20072008% Diff.20072008# Diff.
USA 22,281 20,415 -8.40% 53,751 46,902 -12.70% 79.50% 79.40% 8,597
Northeast 7,994 7,513 -6.00% 18,257 16,061 -12.00% 26.20% 27.30% 6,344
Midwest 5,023 4,816 -4.10% 11,501 10,248 -10.90% 17.00% 16.50% 458
Southeast 4,339 3,920 -9.70% 11,913 10,398 -12.70% 17.90% 16.90% -795
Southwest 2,924 2,649 -9.40% 7,486 6,573 -12.20% 12.20% 12.50% 2,437
West Coast 2,002 1,517 -24.20% 4,593 3,622 -21.10% 6.30% 6.10% 153

Europe 2,260 2,389 5.70% 5,522 5,333 -3.40% 7.00% 7.00% 916
UK & Ireland 1,631 1,745 7.00% 4,116 3,886 -5.60% 5.20% 5.10% 232
Continental Europe 629 644 2.40% 1,406 1,447 2.90% 1.70% 1.90% 684

Canada 2,693 2,411 -10.50% 5,217 4,679 -10.30% 6.00% 6.10% 1,189

DOT Subtotal 27,234 25,215 -7.40% 64,490 56,914 -11.70% 92.50% 92.50% 10,702

Other 3,021 2,935 -2.80% 6,094 5,677 -6.80% 7.50% 7.50% 674

Total Air 30,255 28,150 -7.00% 70,584 62,591 -11.30%  

Total Cruise 162,029 163,725 1.05% 393,851 386,312 -1.91%  

Notes:

Month: December    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, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and Vatican City

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