Jan - Dec 2008

Public Tourism Arrivals Report (through December 2008)


Total Arrivals YTD YTD YTD % Total Air Arrivals YTD

2007 2008 # Diff. % Diff. 2007 2008
USA 231,865 240,462 8,597 3.70% 79.50% 79.40%
Northeast 76,349 82,614 6,265 8.20% 26.20% 27.30%
Midwest 49,658 50,128 470 0.90% 17.00% 16.60%
Southeast 52,035 51,276 -759 -1.50% 17.90% 16.90%
Southwest 35,393 37,871 2,478 7.00% 12.10% 12.50%
West Coast 18,433 18,574 141 0.80% 6.30% 6.10%

Europe 20,355 21,271 916 4.50% 7.00% 7.00%
UK & Ireland 15,206 15,438 232 1.50% 5.20% 5.10%
Continental Europe 5,149 5,833 684 13.30% 1.70% 1.90%

Canada 17,355 18,544 1,189 6.90% 6.00% 6.10%

DOT Subtotal 269,575 280,277 10,702 4.00% 92.50% 92.50%

Other 21,928 22,602 674 3.10% 7.50% 7.50%

Total Air 291,503 302,879 11,376 3.90%  

Total Cruise 1,715,666 1,553,053 162,613 -9.50%  

Notes:

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