Grenada achieved a historic milestone in 2018 welcoming greater than half 1,000,000 guests to the vacation spot’s shores.
Unfold throughout key area of interest markets, the mixed cruise, yachting and keep over arrivals for 2018 was 528,077 representing a 13 per cent improve over 2017.
A powerful efficiency was recorded in keep over arrivals with a rise of ten per cent, shifting from 146,375 to 160,970 guests – with particular point out given to the bumper Christmas season by which a development of 17 per cent was recorded.
Canada recorded the best development price in 2018 with a 19 per cent improve, adopted by the USA at 12.38 per cent and the Caribbean at 6.87 per cent.
The yachting sector recorded double-digit development of 11 per cent, with customer arrivals shifting from 21,911 to 24,281, a direct results of 428 extra yacht calls.
Because it pertains to cruise arrivals, the sector grew by 14 per cent (299,449-342,826) resulting from bigger cruise ship calls.
Talking concerning the efficiency of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, Grenada Tourism Authority chief government, Patricia Maher, mentioned: “We’re delighted to surpass the historic 500,000 mark.
“It’s a results of our onerous work in lobbying airways for extra flights and the engagement of prime cruise model executives for extra ship calls.
“I want to thank our stakeholders for his or her help in making certain our guests proceed to have great experiences within the vacation spot.”