Jamaica August Tourist Arrivals Rise 7.5% on Year

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

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                       Aug.      June       May     April     March     Jan-Aug.
                       2014      2014      2014      2014      2014         2014
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Total Arrivals      221,006   187,083   166,249   181,664   200,732      721,004
 YoY% Change           7.5%      0.3%      3.4%      5.8%     -5.8%         1.2%
Foreign Nationals   201,599   173,339   155,861   169,318   189,424      678,194
 YoY% Change           7.7%      0.3%      3.5%      5.1%     -5.1%         1.2%
Non-residents        19,407    13,744    10,388    12,346    11,308       42,810
 YoY% Change           5.1%      0.6%      2.3%     18.0%    -15.8%         1.1%
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SOURCE: Jamaican Tourist Board

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