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Haiti Continues Strong Tourism Growth

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - February 10, 2015

Above: Haiti

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Haiti’s strong tourism growth continued in 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization.

The country, which has been developing a long-dormant sector in recent years, received a total of 465,174 stayover visitors last year, according to the CTO.

That represented a 10.8 percent improvement over the previous year.

The country’s growth was particularly strong in last year’s tourist season, when it showed a 24.7 percent improvement over the same period in 2013.

The country also saw a 5.2 percent improvement during the summer season.

That came after Haiti saw a 17.9 percent improvement in tourism in 2013.

Haiti’s tourist sector is set for another boost this year, when the new Haiti Marriott is slated to open in Port-au-Prince.

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