Curacao and St. Martin December Cruise Tourism: Summary

April 29 (Bloomberg) -- Following is a summary of Curacao and St. Martin’s December cruise tourism figures from the Central Bank in Curacao:

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                       Dec.     Nov.     Oct.    Sept.     Aug.     July    June
                       2012     2012     2012     2012     2012     2012    2012
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                      ----------------------- St. Martin -----------------------
Total passengers    226,903  160,269   77,691   59,864   82,290   74,707  77,211
  YoY% change         -5.2%   -12.5%    12.8%     4.6%    36.1%    -2.2%    5.1%
Avg. pass per call    2,388    2,968    3,237    3,991    4,331    4,395   4,290
  YoY% change         -5.2%    10.2%    -1.3%     4.6%     0.3%     3.6%   -0.8%
Total Cruise Calls       95       54       24       15       19       17      18
  Net YoY Change          0      -14        3        0        5       -1       1
                       ------------------------ Curacao ------------------------
Total passengers     70,696   43,317   52,253    6,402    7,755   11,321   7,300
  YoY% change        -17.9%    -1.6%   294.2%    15.4%    46.7%    48.4%   -1.4%
Avg. pass per call    1,860    1,805    5,225    3,201    1,551    2,264   3,650
  YoY% change         -9.3%     2.5%   373.1%   188.5%    46.7%    48.4%  195.8%
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                       Dec.     Nov.     Oct.    Sept.     Aug.     July    June
                       2012     2012     2012     2012     2012     2012    2012
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Total Cruise Calls       38       24       10        2        5        5       2
  Net YoY Change         -4       -1       -2       -3        0        0      -4
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SOURCE: Curacao and St. Martin Central Bank. Bureau of Statistics.

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