USA Travels

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
  • Abstract

    The image of the United States as vacation destination. Topics: Frequency, duration and purpose of previous stays in the USA; recommendations for the USA trip; places of stay in the USA; means of transport used; trip costs; judgement on the prosperity of the Americans and the purchasing power of the DM in the USA; preferred opportunities for meals and overnight stays in the USA; associations with the terms ´vacation´ and ´holidays´; preferred country visited on vacation and type of vacation; distant travels undertaken in the last few years; recommendations for these trips; interest in advertising material about USA trips; attitude to group trips; media usage; designation of newspapers and magazines read; listening to radio broadcasts; possession of television set; memory of advertising about vacation in the USA; city size. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; household income; size of household; head of household; state. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1965-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 16 and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample of persons who applied for a visa for the USA in 1963 to 1965.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 393
See the survey of potential travelers to America archived under ZA Study No. 0465.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0464 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21