Jamaica December Tourist Arrivals Rise 4.8% on Year

Following is a summary of tourist visits to Jamaica in December from the Jamaican Tourist Board monthly report.

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                       Dec.      Nov.      Oct.     Sept.      Aug.     Jan-Dec.
                       2013      2013      2013      2013      2013         2013
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Total Arrivals      201,347   148,512   123,663   105,426   164,336    2,008,409
 YoY% Change           4.8%      7.3%     11.2%      1.0%      4.1%         1.1%
Foreign Nationals   179,105   139,343   114,641    97,050   150,308    1,860,935
 YoY% Change           5.4%      8.1%     11.8%      1.6%      5.4%         1.6%
Non-residents        22,242     9,169     9,022     8,376    14,028      147,474
 YoY% Change          -0.2%     -3.6%      3.8%     -5.5%     -8.2%        -4.1%
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SOURCE: Jamaican Tourist Board

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