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Still fair weather for tourism says McNeill
2012-12-08 08:25:58 | (0 Comments)
Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill says the tourism industry continues to fare well, recording increases in stopover arrivals, despite the many challenges.
Tourists enjoying the white-sand beach at Errol Flynn Marina, Port Antonio. -FILE
According to McNeill stopover arrivals remain positive with the figures showing that between January and November there was a 2.4 per cent increase over the same period last year.
He further said over the 11-month period Jamaica welcomed 1,651,195 visitors which represents an increase of 38,596 persons over the same period last year.
Meanwhile, Tourism Minister disclosed that cruise arrivals for January to October also showed an increase of 11.2 per cent over the same period last year.
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