CTO - State of the Tourism Industry Report
Presented by Hugh Riley, Secretary General, Caribbean Tourism Organization
Tuesday February 16th, 2016
I’m pleased to announce that for the first time ever, the pace of growth of Caribbean tourism outperformed every major tourism region in the world. Our region has set new arrival and spend records in 2015, far surpassing expectations.
Caribbean tourism grew by an estimated seven per cent to 28.7 million visits, much higher than the projected four to five per cent. This performance was above the global rate of growth, which the UN agency, the World Tourism Organization quotes at 4.4 per cent - read full report here