Curacao and St. Martin March Cruise Tourism: Summary

Following is a summary of Curacao and St. Martin’s March cruise tourism figures from the Central Bank in Curacao:

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                      March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.   Sept.
                       2013     2013     2013     2012     2012     2012    2012
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                      ----------------------- St. Martin -----------------------
Total passengers    218,997  206,031  256,050  226,903  160,269   77,691  59,864
  YoY% change         -7.1%   -16.6%     2.2%    -5.2%   -12.5%    12.8%    4.6%
Avg. pass per call    2,380    2,482    2,561    2,388    2,968    3,237   3,991
  YoY% change         -5.1%     0.5%    -0.9%    -5.2%    10.2%    -1.3%    4.6%
Total Cruise Calls       92       83      100       95       54       24      15
  Net YoY Change         -2      -17        3        0      -14        3       0
                       ------------------------ Curacao ------------------------
Total passengers     69,251   70,191   99,459   70,696   43,317   52,253   6,402
  YoY% change         -1.7%    -3.4%    28.5%   -17.9%    -1.6%   294.2%   15.4%
Avg. pass per call    2,037    2,193    2,072    1,860    1,805    5,225   3,201
  YoY% change         -4.6%    11.7%    15.1%    -9.3%     2.5%   373.1%  188.5%
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                      March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.   Sept.
                       2013     2013     2013     2012     2012     2012    2012
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Total Cruise Calls       34       32       48       38       24       10       2
  Net YoY Change          1       -5        5       -4       -1       -2      -3
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SOURCE: Curacao and St. Martin Central Bank. Bureau of Statistics.

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