U.S. Virgin Islands Nov. Cruise Passengers Rise 4.2%

Following is a summary table for the U.S. Virgin Islands November cruise passenger traffic statistics from the U.S.V.I. Bureau of Economic Research:

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                  Nov.       Oct.      Sept.       Aug.       July       June
                  2013       2013       2013       2013       2013       2013
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Passengers     215,010    111,142     92,592     97,978    112,217    101,746
  MoM%           93.5%      20.0%      -5.5%     -12.7%      10.3%      12.4%
  YoY%            9.7%      10.3%      33.2%       9.2%      15.9%      24.1%
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YtD Pax.     1,742,210  1,527,200  1,416,058  1,323,466  1,225,488  1,113,271
YtD YoY%          4.2%       3.5%       3.0%       1.4%       0.8%      -0.5%
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NOTE: Year to date levels and percentage changes calculated by Bloomberg News.
Total arrivals for the U.S.V.I. include first territorial port of entry only; 
passengers visiting more than one U.S. Virgin Island during the same cruise 
are only counted once in the U.S.V.I. total.
Data subject to revision.

SOURCE: U.S.V.I Bureau of Economic Research

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