Jamaica Dec. Tourist Arrivals by Country of Origin

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

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                     Dec.      Nov.      Oct.     Sept.      Aug.      July
                     2013      2013      2013      2013      2013      2013
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Total Arrivals    201,347   148,512   123,663   105,426   164,336   205,655
 YoY% Change         4.8%      7.3%     11.2%      1.0%      4.1%     -2.0%

                   ----------------- Arrivals By Country ------------------
U.S.A             118,299    86,925    78,087    63,329   111,633   150,781
Canada             49,515    34,729    20,127    17,005    21,937    23,356
U.K./Europe        24,001    19,773    17,812    16,005    21,031    21,204
Latin America       2,201     1,928     2,200     3,812     3,224     2,599
Caribbean           5,961     4,123     4,462     4,215     5,364     6,481
Asia                  711       675       495       649       662       587
Others                659       359       480       411       485       647

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                     Dec.      Nov.      Oct.     Sept.      Aug.      July
                     2013      2013      2013      2013      2013      2013
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                   ------------------ Annual Change YoY% ------------------
U.S.A                4.2%      4.0%     10.3%     -3.9%      2.8%     -2.1%
Canada               5.3%     21.4%     14.9%     11.3%     10.4%      3.3%
U.K./Europe         11.1%      9.0%     15.3%      2.8%      9.4%      4.5%
Latin America        4.1%     13.1%      4.8%     79.5%     29.1%     -6.4%
Caribbean           -6.8%    -22.1%      0.3%     -7.6%    -18.7%    -25.3%
Asia                -9.9%     13.3%    -17.5%     19.7%     26.1%    -11.5%
Others              -8.7%    -26.7%     30.1%      3.8%    -15.7%    -18.7%
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SOURCE: Jamaican Tourist Board

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