Dominica records a 1.4 percent drop in tourism arrivals

first_imgLogo of the Caribbean Tourism Organization. Photo credit: Caribbeanjobs.comDominica has recorded a 1.4 percent drop in tourism arrivals for the first four months of the year.According to figures released by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), there were 29,934 tourist stop over arrivals in Dominica, an overall 1.4 percent.The figures for the cruise industry was also poor; for the period January to June 2011, 235,636 cruise passengers arrived here compared to 324,783 for a similar period last year.Several other Caribbean islands recorded significant declines in arrivals, however Antigua showed major increases.Meantime, Local Hotelier Atherton Martin says it is likely that there will be a further decline during the next cruise season. He says if the cause of the problem is not rectified it could have serious implications on the tourism sector.Dominica Vibes News LocalNews Dominica records a 1.4 percent drop in tourism arrivals by: – August 20, 2011 11 Views   no discussions Share Sharecenter_img Tweet Share Sharing is caring!last_img

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