Published On: Thu, Mar 29th, 2018

CTB: February visitor arrivals 2018

hotel roomWILLEMSTAD - In February, Curaçao welcomed a total of 14,791 stayover visitors from the Netherlands, an increase of 8% compared to February 2017. The Netherlands continues to be the leading country where 43% of our share from stayover arrivals is originating. The second main country in Europe is Germany. Last year counting two direct flights from Dusseldorf we registered 1,903 stayover arrivals. This year with no direct service from Germany we registered 1,106 German visitors, a 42% decrease in stayover arrivals. Overall the European region grew by 3% in February 2018. A total of 18,556 stayover visitors are recorded.

CTB registered a total of 9,260 stayover visitors from North America in February 2018, ranking North America the second biggest contributor in visitor arrivals. Curaçao welcomed a total of 3,119 stayover visitors from Canada, recording a 4% decrease. This 4% represents 121 less visitors in February 2018. On the contrary from the United States of America an increase of 14% is registered in February 2018. In total 6,141 stayover visitors are registered. Last year we recorded 5,401 stayover arrivals from USA.

In February we welcomed less South Americans, a total of 4,014 stayover visitors are registered. This fall is due to the continuing drop in stayover arrivals from Venezuela, with 84% less stayover visitors compared to last year. The border closure as of January 5th 2018 is hurting the overall stayover arrivals of February. Only 426 Venezuelans found their way to Curaçao, where last year 2,742 was registered.

Colombia performed very well compared to last year. We registered an increase of 78% to a total of 1,185 stayover visitors from Colombia. Brazil also performed well recording 5% growth in February 2018. In total 1,087 Brazilians were welcomed in February.

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