Jamaica Aug. Tourist Arrivals by Country of Origin

Following is the detail by country of tourist visits in August from the Jamaican Tourist Board monthly report.

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                     Aug.      July      June       May     April     March
                     2013      2013      2013      2013      2013      2013
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Total Arrivals    164,335   205,655   186,481   160,785   171,630   213,109
 YoY% Change         4.1%     -2.0%      3.7%      2.3%     -4.9%      4.1%

                   ----------------- Arrivals By Country ------------------
U.S.A             111,633   150,781   139,132   109,208   107,585   128,619
Canada             21,937    23,356    19,465    24,208    39,020    54,272
U.K./Europe        21,030    21,204    18,988    18,504    17,830    21,502
Latin America       3,224     2,599     2,580     2,828     1,894     2,341
Caribbean           5,364     6,481     5,170     4,840     4,297     5,298
Asia                  662       587       642       702       625       625
Others                485       647       504       495       379       452

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                     Aug.      July      June       May     April     March
                     2013      2013      2013      2013      2013      2013
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                   ------------------ Annual Change YoY% ------------------
U.S.A                2.8%     -2.1%      1.9%     -1.0%     -5.3%      8.2%
Canada              10.4%      3.3%      7.1%      9.0%     -4.5%     -6.4%
U.K./Europe          9.4%      4.5%     18.5%      6.8%      2.2%      3.5%
Latin America       29.1%     -6.4%     11.8%     45.8%     -7.2%     46.6%
Caribbean          -18.7%    -25.3%    -10.6%      8.7%    -22.8%     13.1%
Asia                26.1%    -11.5%     30.8%      7.7%     29.1%     21.6%
Others             -15.7%    -18.7%     14.3%     28.9%    -23.1%     25.2%
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SOURCE: Jamaican Tourist Board

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