Published On: Mon, Oct 8th, 2018

CTB: January through August visitor arrivals 2018

WILLEMSTAD - The overall stayover arrivals in the first eight months grew by 6% compared to last year. Curaçao welcomed in total 277,078 stayover visitors in the first eight months of 2018. During the first eight months of 2018 a total of 116,348 Dutch visitors were welcomed. Last year in the same period 103,758 Dutch visitors were counted, an increase of 12%. From the United States of America the growth is recorded at 19% counting a total of 48,970 US visitors from January through August 2018. In 2017 we welcomed 41,094 stayover arrivals from USA. Canada grew with 6% more visitors, counting a total of 14,919 stayover arrivals in the first eight months of the year 2018.

A direct impact of $ 417.7 million US dollars is generated for the local economy in the first eight months of 2018. 47% of the total direct impact is generated from European visitors who are responsible for $ 196.1 million US dollars. The direct economic impact from the remaining regions is as follows: North America     $ 102.1 million, South America $ 65.6 million and Caribbean/other regions $ 53.9 million.

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Stayover Visitor Arrivals August 2018

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