Grenada completed a ancient milestone in 2018 welcoming greater than part 1,000,000 guests to the vacation spot’s shores.
Unfold throughout key area of interest markets, the blended cruise, yachting and keep over arrivals for 2018 used to be 528,077 representing a 13 consistent with cent build up over 2017.
A powerful efficiency used to be recorded in keep over arrivals with an build up of ten consistent with cent, transferring from 146,375 to 160,970 guests – with particular point out given to the bumper Christmas season wherein a enlargement of 17 consistent with cent used to be recorded.
Canada recorded the absolute best enlargement fee in 2018 with a 19 consistent with cent build up, adopted by means of the US at 12.38 consistent with cent and the Caribbean at 6.87 consistent with cent.
The yachting sector recorded double-digit enlargement of 11 consistent with cent, with customer arrivals transferring from 21,911 to 24,281, a right away results of 428 extra yacht calls.
Because it pertains to cruise arrivals, the sphere grew by means of 14 consistent with cent (299,449-342,826) because of greater cruise send calls.
Talking concerning the efficiency of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, Grenada Tourism Authority leader government, Patricia Maher, stated: “We’re extremely joyful to surpass the ancient 500,000 mark.
“This can be a results of our onerous paintings in lobbying airways for extra flights and the engagement of best cruise emblem executives for extra send calls.
“I want to thank our stakeholders for his or her improve in making sure our guests proceed to have superb reports within the vacation spot.”