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Dominican Republic Tourism Continues Climbing

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism in the Dominican Republic is continuing its strong year in 2018, according to the latest numbers from the Dominican Republic’s Central Bank. The country’s tourist arrival numbers are no up 5.5 percent for the …

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Bahamas Tourism Is Having a Spectacular Year

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a spectacular year so far for tourism in The Bahamas — and it’s gotten even better. The country just released its first-half stopover visitor numbers, and the result is a 15.2 percent growth …

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Jamaica Just Had Its Best Summer Ever

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica just had its best summer ever for tourism arrivals, according to new data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Stopover tourist arrivals rose by 6 percent from May to August compared to the same …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda tourism is having a banner 2018, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. The island just posted its 10th consecutive quarter of positive growth, with leisure and vacation arrivals up solidly, according to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism to Belize continues to ramp up in 2018, according to the latest numbers from the Belize Tourism Board. The Western Caribbean destination reported a total of 269,502 stayover tourist arrivals in the first six …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is reporting strong visitor growth in 2018, according to the latest numbers from the Jamaica Tourist Board. The destination reported 1.25 million stayover tourist arrivals from January to June, a 5.9 percent increase in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic tourism is up almost 6 percent so far in 2018, according to new data from the Dominican Republic’s Central Bank provided to Caribbean Journal. The country reported a total of 2.9 million visitors …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Bermuda tourism industry is off to a strong start for the year, with leisure air arrivals and leisure air visitor spending both up in the first quarter over last year’s, which proved part of a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic saw a tourism surge in the first quarter of 2018, according to newly-released data from the country’s Central Bank. After a strong January and February, the destination saw a 14.7 percent increase …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s most popular tourism destination has continued its solid growth so far into 2018, according to new data released by the country’s Central Bank. Tourist arrivals to the Dominican Republic grew by 4 percent …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It may be far off the radar of most travelers, but Suriname was one of the fastest-growing destinations in the Caribbean Community last year, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The country …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is off to a blazing start in 2018, according to preliminary numbers from the destination’s Department of Tourism. A total of 39,185 stayover visitors came to the Cayman Islands in January, a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is seeing a significant increase in air arrivals, according to the latest data from the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism. Air arrivals into the Cayman Islands surpassed all previously recorded statistics last …

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 By Alexander Britell After several years of middling stayover arrival numbers, Jamaica is showing strong growth so far in 2017, according to the latest numbers released by the Jamaica Tourist Board. Jamaica has reported 1.183 million stayover tourists in the …

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 Belize’s tourism sector continues to surge in 2017, according to the country’s latest travel data. Belize reported a total of 230,151 stayover arrivals in the first half of 2017, a 7.8 percent increase compared to the first six months of …

 Puerto Rico is seeing strong growth in tourism, according to the latest data. Puerto Rico reported 1.737 million stayover visitors in 2015, a 6.6 percent increase compared to 2014, according to tourism data provided to Caribbean Journal by the Puerto …

 After a sluggish peak tourist season, things were looking grim for tourism growth in Belize. But a strong summer season put the Caribbean destination into a strong position by the end of the year. Belize reported a 6.2 percent increase …

 Cancun just set a record. The Mexican Caribbean destination reported more than 5 million visitors in 2015, breaking its previous record of 4.8 million, set in 2014. Cancun’s hotel occupancy rate also reached an all-time high of 82 percent, according …