Table 2.2B Overseas Visitors to the United States by Destination City: 2000–2004

Table 2.2B
Overseas Visitors to the United States by Destination City: 2000–2004

(Thousands of visitors1)

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2004 rank City 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Percent change, 2000–2004
1 New York City 5,714 4,803 4,244 3,984 5,162 –9.7
2 Los Angeles 3,533 2,816 2,256 2,127 2,276 –35.6
3 Miami 2,935 2,554 2,198 2,073 2,195 –25.2
4 Orlando 3,013 2,467 1,873 1,767 1,951 –35.2
5 San Francisco 2,831 1,965 1,644 1,694 1,870 –33.9
5 Honolulu 2,234 1,747 1,587 1,622 1,870 –16.3
7 Las Vegas 2,260 1,506 1,223 1,298 1,565 –30.8
8 Washington DC 1,481 1,201 1,032 865 1,057 –28.6
9 Chicago 1,351 1,070 1,013 775 935 –30.8
10 Boston 1,325 1,070 822 757 833 –37.1
11 San Diego 701 589 440 433 508 –27.5
12 Philadelphia 390 415 421 397 427 9.5
13 Houston 442 415 363 397 386 –12.7
13 Tampa/St. Petersburg 519 502 363 324 386 –25.6
15 Atlanta 701 699 535 379 366 –47.8
16 Ft. Lauderdale 468 415 287 342 345 –26.3
16 San Jose 494 415 344 324 345 –30.2
18 Dallas/Ft. Worth 494 349 325 306 325 –34.2
18 Seattle 416 349 306 306 325 –21.9
18 Anaheim 494 393 325 288 325 –34.2

1 Excludes visitors from Canada and Mexico.

NOTES: Some cities not shown due to low sampling size of overseas visitors (i.e., less than 100 respondents for 2002 and 2003). Numbers are estimated based on source estimation procedure. Identical or similar rankings are the result of the source estimation methodology. Overseas visitors idenitfy their main destination while in the United States.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, Information on Inbound Travel to the United States available at http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/view/f-2004-45-561/index.html as of June 2005.