U.S. Virgin Islands March Cruise Passengers Fall 5.4%

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

                 March       Feb.       Jan.       Dec.       Nov.       Oct.
                  2014       2014       2014       2013       2013       2013
Passengers     216,117    215,001    258,399    256,369    215,010    111,142
  MoM%            0.5%     -16.8%       0.8%      19.2%      93.5%      20.0%
  YoY%           -7.9%      -4.2%      -4.3%      10.1%       9.7%      10.3%
YtD Pax.       689,517    473,400    258,399  1,998,579  1,742,210  1,527,200
YtD YoY%         -5.4%      -4.2%      -4.3%       4.9%       4.2%       3.5%
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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