Tag: tourism statistics

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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Air arrivals increase another 5.5%

Air arrivals increase another 5.5%

| 04/03/2019 | 28 Comments

(CNS): The story of overnight visitors closed anther successful chapter in January with numbers continuing to grow. The Department of Tourism said that air arrivals grew in the first month of the year by more than 5.5%, with more than 41,000 people coming to stay in the Cayman Islands. The increase led to the best […]

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Stay-over spend eclipses cash from cruisers

Stay-over spend eclipses cash from cruisers

| 29/01/2019 | 104 Comments

(CNS): Figures from the Department of Tourism based on exit surveys taken by overnight and cruise guests through 2018 has revealed the money spent by stay-over visitors is, more than ever, eclipsing cruisers’ cash contribution and calling into question, yet again, government’s insistence that without a cruise berthing facility the tourism sector will implode. Last […]

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Overnight guests still soaring to new heights

Overnight guests still soaring to new heights

| 28/12/2018 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Tourism’s final release of statistics this year has revealed that in the first eleven months of 2018, almost 411,000 stay-over tourists visited the Cayman Islands, an increase of more than 11.2% over 2017, which was itself a record-breaking year. In 2017 a total of 418,403 stay-over visitors arrived. At the end of […]

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Six ships in port for December’s busiest day

Six ships in port for December’s busiest day

| 20/12/2018 | 35 Comments

(CNS): George Town merchants had 16,643 cruise passengers to sell to Thursday, as six ships pulled into port in this December’s busiest day. Although Boxing Day is usually a red letter day for the cruise sector, today will surpass the near 10,500 passengers due to arrive 26 December. However, next week will still see almost […]

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Stay-over guest spend grows as cruise cash falls

Stay-over guest spend grows as cruise cash falls

| 19/11/2018 | 57 Comments

(CNS): The tourism minister has revealed more information that demonstrates the increasing value to the economy of overnight tourism, contrasting with a drop in the value of cruise visitors. In a statement to the Legislative Assembly on Friday about the continued record-breaking visitor arrival numbers at both the port and the airport, Moses Kirkconnell said […]

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Visitor numbers remain strong on land and sea

Visitor numbers remain strong on land and sea

| 25/05/2018 | 7 Comments

(CNS): As the tourism sector faces the start of the slow season, so far there has been no let-up in the continued growth in visitor numbers, both at the airport and the cruise terminals. The arrival of 39,057 visitors last month was just a 0.33% increase on April last year but despite the very small increase, […]

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