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Haiti Reports Big Jump in Tourist Arrivals

 Above: Haiti (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is reporting a significant increase in tourist arrivals, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The country welcomed 299,646 stopover arrivals in the first nine months of 2013, …

Caribbean Tourism Arrivals Projected to Grow 2 to 3 Percent in 2014

 Above: the Dominican Republic (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism arrivals to the Caribbean are projected to grow between two and three percent in 2014, according to a new report from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. After the region …

Cuba Saw a Slight Increase in Tourism Arrivals in 2013

 Above: Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba saw a 0.5 percent increase in tourism arrivals in 2013, according to recently-released data from the country’s National Statistical Office. Cuba received a total of 2,852,572 foreign arrivals in 2013, up 0.5 …

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 Above: the island of Terre de Haut in the Guadeloupe Islands (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell The Guadeloupe Islands saw a significant jump in arrivals from the United States last year, with a 23 percent year-over-year increase, according to data …

 Above: Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana saw an increase in tourist arrivals of 11.7 percent in 2013, according to data released this week by the government. The country received 176,642 visitors in 2012, according to data from the …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia reached an all-time high for stopover arrivals in 2013, according to preliminary totals, the St Lucia Tourist Board said Monday. The island received more than 315,000 visitors in 2013, up …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is seeing an increase in traffic from its largest tourist source market, the government said this week. So far this year, arrivals from the United States are up 12 percent …

 Above: Martinique Tourism Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille By Alexander Britell It’s now been a year since Martinique Tourism Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille addressed the media at the CTO’s State of the Industry Conference in St Kitts. At the time, she was a …

 Above: Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba received just under 1.6 million tourists in the first six months of 2013, a 2 percent decrease compared to the same period in 2012, according to data from Cuba’s official government statistics …

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados continues to see tourism growth from Canada, according to Foreign Minister Maxine McClean. Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States have traditionally been the country’s largest source markets, but …