May 2008

Public Tourism Arrivals Report (through May 2008)


For Month May Quarter 2 % Total Air Arrivals YTD

2007 2008 % Diff. 2007 2008 % Diff. 2007 2008 # Diff.
USA 18,802 20,966 11.50% 40,111 45,238 12.80% 80.80% 80.30% 9,808
Northeast 5,524 6,385 15.60% 14,045 16,531 17.70% 28.70% 29.40% 4,819
Midwest 3,003 3,233 7.70% 7,671 7,803 1.70% 20.50% 19.70% 1,449
Southeast 5,083 5,469 7.60% 8,990 10,130 12.70% 15.30% 15.10% 1,636
Southwest 3,515 3,833 9.00% 5,835 6,549 12.20% 10.50% 10.30% 1,142
West Coast 1,678 2,046 21.90% 3,570 4,226 18.40% 5.80% 5.80% 762

Europe 1,670 1,815 8.70% 3,778 4,076 7.90% 7.00% 7.00% 925
UK & Ireland 1,315 1,361 3.50% 2,878 2,994 4.00% 5.20% 5.10% 576
Continental Europe 355 454 27.90% 900 1,082 20.20% 1.70% 1.90% 349

Canada 1,026 1,261 22.90% 2,742 2,964 8.10% 6.80% 7.40% 1,789

DOT Subtotal 21,498 24,042 11.80% 46,631 52,278 12.10% 94.60% 94.70% 12,522

Other 1,929 1,680 -12.90% 3,799 3,422 -9.90% 5.40% 5.30% 579

Total Air 23,427 25,722 9.80% 50,430 55,700 10.50%  

Total Cruise 130,555 101,312 -22.40% 300,794 254,361 -15,44%  

Notes:

Month: May    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