CIG plans to measure pirates’ ‘gold’

| 02/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Ministry of Tourism has announced plans to conduct an economic impact assessment of this year’s Pirates Week to measure how much gold the pirate festival really brings in. The last assessment of the event, conducted well over a decade ago in 2002, identified 11,000 unique visitors, but since then the event has moved from October to November and there have been no further studies to confirm the anecdotal evidence that the event is a genuine boost to the economy during the low tourist season.

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