Tag: tourism statistics

Visitor numbers reach historic highs

Visitor numbers reach historic highs

| 23/01/2020 | 48 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands welcomed 502,739 overnight guests last year, breaking the half a million milestone for the first time, making this an historic high for the sector. According to the Department of Tourism, the year’s total figure was an 8.6% increase on 2018, almost 40,000 more visitors and the tenth consecutive year of growth […]

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November cruise numbers rise high over 2018

November cruise numbers rise high over 2018

| 30/12/2019 | 49 Comments

(CNS): The number of cruise passengers visiting the Cayman Islands in November 2019 passed those recorded in the same month in 2018, according to the Department of Tourism. DoT reported that 173,373 passengers arrived last month, a 2% increase on last year, undermining government claims over the last few months that numbers were in a […]

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October report shows 5.7% growth in air arrivals

October report shows 5.7% growth in air arrivals

| 22/11/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The sustained growth of overnight tourism in the Cayman Islands was reflected in the latest statistics released by the Department of Tourism. October, which used to be one of the slowest months in the year, attracted 23,798 guest this year, a record number and an increase on last year of 5.76%. This puts the […]

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Minister reveals more  tourism records

Minister reveals more tourism records

| 14/11/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The unprecedented success of the tourism sector in Cayman was confirmed by the minister during his contribution to the budget debate Wednesday, when he revealed new records relating to numbers, rooms and spending. Moses Kirkconnell told his legislative colleagues that tourism growth was outpacing all other regional destinations. By the end of 2019, visitors […]

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CTO figures place Cayman 3rd in cruise league

CTO figures place Cayman 3rd in cruise league

| 11/11/2019 | 41 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands was the third most popular destination for cruise tourists across the Caribbean in the first half of 2019, according to the latest figures from the Cruise Tourism Organization (CTO). The region overall enjoyed a buoyant first six months, and by the end of June, before being hit by Hurricane Dorian in […]

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August visitors increase 10%

August visitors increase 10%

| 30/09/2019 | 20 Comments

(CNS): The record-breaking tourism numbers continued this summer for overnight guests. After a great June and July, August completed the season with an increase of 9.99% on last year, making it the best August on record with 37,356 people staying overnight in Cayman. The total of overnight guests for the year is already at 369,650, […]

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Stay-over numbers climb ever higher

Stay-over numbers climb ever higher

| 10/09/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Following a record breaking June for stay-over numbers this year, July was also another stellar month for overnight guests visiting the Cayman Islands, according to statistics from the tourism department. The latest numbers show that 51,590 visitors stayed in Cayman in July, which was not only the highest number of guests for that month […]

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DoT director reveals continued record arrivals

DoT director reveals continued record arrivals

| 20/06/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Director Rosa Harris shared more record-breaking statistics on air arrivals Wednesday, when she revealed that 40,591 overnight guests visited Cayman last month, the first time that the numbers for May have surpassed 40,000 and the sixth consecutive month of growth. Harris was speaking at the Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum, where she offered […]

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Visitor numbers rising higher than ever

Visitor numbers rising higher than ever

| 03/06/2019 | 39 Comments

(CNS): Another record was smashed last month for Cayman’s overnight visitors with the best numbers during the month of April since records began. There were 46,079 visitors to Cayman, a near 18% increase on last year and the first time the destination welcomed over 40,000 stay-over visitors in the month of April. Cruise arrivals increased […]

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Tourist arrivals chalk up more records

Tourist arrivals chalk up more records

| 26/04/2019 | 51 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Tourism has revealed yet another overnight arrivals record after 59,563 guests visited Cayman last month. Not only does that figure represent an increase of 8.37% over March last year, it is also the single largest number of stay-over visitors in any month in recorded history. The entire first quarter of this […]

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Visitor numbers maintain record growth

Visitor numbers maintain record growth

| 01/04/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The record-breaking streak for Cayman Islands tourism shows no sign of slowing down, with 44,876 stay-over visitors coming to the destination in February, an increase of over 12% on last year. Meanwhile, 197,234 cruise passengers called on George Town, which, although not as high as last February, follows the best cruise arrival figures for […]

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