CC | Stay over arrivals and economic impact in Curaçao

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Stay over arrivals and economic impact in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD – In the first ten months of the year the number of stay over arrivals visiting Curaçao grew by 3% from 367,326 to 379.277. An additional 11.951 stay over arrivals was registered with growth coming from the European,

North American and the Caribbean region. The regions grew respectively by 4%, 22% and 2%. The South American region recorded a decrease of 2% during the first ten months. The market share from the main regions is Europe (42.3%), South America (28.8%), North America (17.1%), Caribbean (7.6%) and others (4.3%).

Utilizing the ‘Turistika Model’, CTB and MEO calculated that during the first ten months of 2015 the tourism sector was directly responsible for generating $362.5 million US dollars into the local economy. There has been an increase in direct spending where last year the first ten months of 2014 visitors generated a total of $340.7 million US dollars into the economy. European visitors are responsible for 45.5% of the total expenditure on island. Altogether Europeans spent a total $165.5 million US dollars. They were followed by the South Americans who spent $94.7 million US dollars and the North Americans who spent $70.2 million US dollars. The Caribbean visitors spent a total of $20.4 million US dollars in 2015.

As stated previously, the ‘Turistika Model’ shows a total direct spending from January through October 2015 of $362.5 million US dollars. This direct spending of the overall visitors transpired mainly in the accommodation, food & beverage, shopping activities, transportation sector and direct taxes. The share from the total spending is respectively 36.2%, 24.0%, 22.9%, 9.3% and 7.6%.

Bron: CuracaoChronicle

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  1. Renée van Aller

    Merkwaardig. Niets over het groeiende aantal Venezolaanse toeristen? Die zouden toch veel geld hebben moeten uitgeven? Kunnen die aantallen alsnog worden vermeld? Of zijn de wel opgemelde cijfers gefingeerd om ons ten onrechte blij te maken? Renée van Aller&John de Vries

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