11-05-2016 12:15

Curaçao Tourism: March 2016 Recording 13% Growth

The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) is pleased to report an additional 5.210 visitors in the third month of the year. Visitor arrivals in March 2016 increased recording double digit growth of 13% compared to March 2015. Until now, it is the best performing month, where all regions recorded positive growth. Altogether a total of 44.736 visitors were registered against 39.526 in the same month last year.
The European market recorded an increase of 13% in March 2016. The region provided a total of 19.103 stay over arrivals compared to the 16.912 recorded in March 2015. The main producing country, The Netherlands recorded a 5% increase with 12.453 visitors in March 2016 compared to 11.883 in 2015. Germany increased recording 15% more visitors in March 2016. A total of 3.261 visitors were registered. Last year, in this same month 2.830 German visitors were counted. From Belgium a 154% increase is registered, with a total of 1.224 stay-over visitors in March 2016. This increase is attributable to the shift of the Easter vacation.
Source: Curaçao Chronicle