1.3 million visited Cayman Island in Q2 of 2018

Published on : Tuesday, July 31, 2018

 

cayman islandThe Cayman Island saw a surge in visitor numbers due to the Cruise market and the island welcomed more than 1.3 million visitor from January to June 2018.

 

 

There was around 20 per cent increase or 214,711 visitors as compared to the same period last year . In the first half of the year the air arrivals were up 15.9 percent showing an increase of 34,693 visitors while cruise passengers arrivals majorly contributed to the island’s total visitation with 81 percent arrival.

June marked the 15th consecutive month of growth in arrivals with record-breaking achievement on record for stayover.

 

Cayman Islands minister for tourism, Moses Kirkconnell stated that tourism performance in the Cayman Islands saw consistent growth and it continues to outpace projections.

The island is able to maintain an impressive, double-digit increase for a sustaibale period through right marketing strategies, vision and spirit.

This has resulted in a significant boost to the Island’s economy and is keeping the hospitality service employed throughout the summer.

It was estimated by the department of tourism that between January and May 2018, CI $325 million was the visitor spending from cruise and stayover arrivals. This showed an increase of $45 million as compared to the same period last year.

 

There was a 14 percent growth in arrivals from the United States which was driven by growth in Midwest and Southwest regions which had 23.67 and 21.56 percent growth respectively.


(No Like Yet)

Related Posts

Comments are closed.

arrow2Follow TTW
 
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo

ADVERTISEMENT

  • 01 WTM London 2020
  • 06 ITB Asia 2020
  • 12 ITE Hong Kong 2020
  • 13 IMEX 20
  • 16 FHC 2020
  • 16 G&A 2020
  • 16 ITB asia 2020
  • 16 TAAPE 2020
  • 17 AAA-banner 2020
  • 18 WCTIE 2020
  • 20 GWS-2020
  • 23 emitt 21
  • 30 PATA

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

    1. Travel forward online

      July 14 @ 9:00 AM - July 28 @ 12:00 PM
    2. DRT SHOW SHANGHAI

      July 17 - July 19
    3. SHANGHAI WORLD TRAVEL FAIR (SWTF)

      July 30 - August 2
    4. IT&CM CHINA 2020

      August 3 - August 5
    5. Asia Amusement & Attractions Expo 2020

      August 4 - August 6
Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com