Increased Tourist Spend Despite Slow Growth in Tourist Arrivals

Premier Donaldson Romeo says the increase was in spite of arrivals remaining relatively flat.

Complete stats are not yet available but from January to June stay over visitors totaled 5,895 compared to 5,501 in 2017

There were 1,238 excursions compared to 1,056 in the previous year, which also saw a 132 per cent increase in arrivals by yacht.

There were 24 cruise ship calls recorded for the period November 2018 to February 2019 with an estimated total of 3, 273 passengers.