Barbados May Cruise Ship Passengers Rise 18.6% on Year

June 28 (Bloomberg) -- Barbados cruiseship passenger visits rose 18.6 percent in May from the same month last year, according to the Central Bank in Bridgetown.

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                     May    April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.
                    2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2012     2012
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Total             19,983   45,817   82,926   74,833   93,132   74,990   60,015
YoY%               18.6%   -10.3%     9.2%    -3.4%    14.4%   -10.2%   -16.5%
MoM%              -56.4%   -44.7%    10.8%   -19.6%    24.2%    25.0%   133.3%
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SOURCE: Central Bank of Barbados

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