David Y. Ige | DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: JULY 2022 VISITOR ARRIVALS RECOVER 92.4 PERCENT FROM JULY 2019

August 29, 2022
David Y. Ige | DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: JULY 2022 VISITOR ARRIVALS RECOVER 92.4 PERCENT FROM JULY 2019

DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: JULY 2022 VISITOR ARRIVALS RECOVER 92.4 PERCENT FROM JULY 2019

Posted on Aug 29, 2022 in Newest Division Information, Newsroom

HONOLULU – In accordance with preliminary customer statistics launched by the Division of Enterprise, Financial Improvement and Tourism (DBEDT), a complete of 919,154 guests got here to the Hawaiian Islands in July 2022, representing a 92.4 p.c restoration from July 2019. That is the best month-to-month customer rely since January 2020. Guests spent $1.94 billion within the state in July 2022, a rise of 14.3 p.c in comparison with the $1.70 billion reported for July 2019.

Customer Spending and Customer Arrivals by Main Market

All 919,154 guests in July 2022 arrived by air service, primarily from the U.S. West and U.S. East. Compared, 995,210 guests (-7.6%) arrived by air service in July 2019. No out-of-state cruise ships got here to Hawai‘i in July 2022 or in July 2019. The typical size of keep by guests in July 2022 was 9.36 days, up from 8.92 days (+4.9%) in July 2019.

The statewide common each day census[1] was 277,444 guests in July 2022 in comparison with 286,419 guests (-3.1%) in July 2019.

In July 2022, 528,319 guests arrived from the U.S. West, a rise of 14.2 p.c in comparison with 462,676 guests in July 2019. U.S. West guests spent $973.8 million in July 2022, up 45.4 p.c from $669.8 million in July 2019. Every day spending by U.S. West guests in July 2022 ($211 per particular person) was a lot greater in comparison with July 2019 ($165 per particular person, +27.6%).

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There have been 249,157 guests from the U.S. East in July 2022, a 2.3 p.c progress in comparison with the 243,498 guests in July 2019. U.S. East guests spent $643.4 million in July 2022, up 26 p.c from $510.7 million in July 2019. Every day spending by U.S. East guests in July 2022 ($260 per particular person) elevated considerably compared to July 2019 ($216 per particular person, +20.1%).

There have been 23,133 guests from Japan in July 2022 in comparison with 134,587 guests (-82.8%) in July 2019. Guests from Japan spent $42.8 million in July 2022 in comparison with $186.5 million (-77%) in July 2019. Every day spending by Japanese guests in July 2022 ($233 per particular person) was flat in comparison with July 2019 ($234 per particular person, -0.4%).

In July 2022, 25,684 guests arrived from Canada in comparison with 26,939 guests (-4.7%) in July 2019. Guests from Canada spent $57.1 million in July 2022, in comparison with $50.1 million (+14%) in July 2019. Every day spending by Canadian guests in July 2022 ($189 per particular person) elevated in comparison with July 2019 ($158 per particular person, +19.6%).

In July 2022, there have been 92,861 guests from All Different Worldwide Markets, which included guests from Oceania, Different Asia, Europe, Latin America, Guam, Philippines and the Pacific Islands. Compared, there have been 127,510 guests (-27.2%) from All Different Worldwide Markets in July 2019.

In July 2022, a complete of 5,439 trans-Pacific flights with 1,159,031 seats serviced the Hawaiian Islands, in comparison with 5,681 flights with 1,254,165 seats in July 2019.

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By way of the primary seven months of 2022, complete customer spending was $11.16 billion, up 5.8 p.c from $10.55 billion within the first seven months of 2019. A complete of 5,350,486 guests arrived within the first seven months of 2022 which was a lower in comparison with the primary seven months of 2019 at 6,166,392 guests (-13.2%).

 

Ultimate 2021 Statistics: The 2021 customer information offered on this information launch are the ultimate numbers and mirror up to date immigration statistics from the U.S. Division of Commerce, Nationwide Journey and Tourism Workplace (NTTO), up to date air seat statistics from the DIIO Mi. airline database (DIIO) and remaining reviews from airways. These statistics are revealed within the DBEDT 2021 Annual Customer Analysis Report, which is posted on the DBEDT web site: dbedt.hawaii.gov/customer/visitor-research/

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Assertion by DBEDT Director Mike McCartney:

As we go the center half of 2022 and evaluate the state’s financial restoration via tourism with 2019, guests spent 5.8% or $610.1 million extra throughout the identical interval with arrivals to Hawai‘i decrease by 13.2% or -815,906 for the primary seven months. We’re presently 86.8% recovered from 2019.

Due to this fact, as we transfer ahead collectively, we should try to realize a wholesome steadiness between our group, the surroundings, and the customer trade. This steadiness additionally consists of bringing again our worldwide markets later this 12 months. Tourism is an financial alternative for people, companies, and communities to uplift and strengthen our house.

DBEDT doesn’t forecast full restoration till 2025.

 

Assertion by HTA President and CEO John De Fries:

 

Significant financial restoration continued through the peak summer time month of July as Hawai‘i noticed vital will increase in complete customer spending from the U.S. and Canada markets in comparison with July 2019. Journey demand from Japan is anticipated to steadily enhance as we head into the autumn and winter seasons, with the latest resumption of air service between Tokyo-Kona and Tokyo-Honolulu including to the regular return of worldwide flights.

Our vacation spot administration work will proceed to concentrate on educating guests about touring inside our islands in a fashion that’s conscious, as we search to steadiness the financial vitality of our trade with the well being of our pure surroundings and the well-being of our communities. Vacationers from all over the world, have come to know and respect that Hawaiʻi is certainly a particular place the place desires do come true.

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Media Contacts:

 

Jennifer Chun

Director of Tourism Analysis

Division of Enterprise, Financial Improvement & Tourism

(808) 973-9446

[email protected]hawaii.gov

 

Charlene Chan

Division of Enterprise, Financial Improvement & Tourism

(808) 824-0134

[email protected]

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