Travel and Tourism - Jamaica - May 2015
“Jamaica has been blessed with spectacular beauty, hospitable people and a vibrant culture. These together have combined to help create a successful tourism industry.”
- Jessica Kelly, Senior Tourism Analyst
This report looks at the following areas:
What is the current state of tourism in Jamaica?
Which are the main source regions and countries that travel to Jamaica and how long do they stay?
What is the situation with the cruise industry in Jamaica?
How do land-based visitors enter Jamaica and where do they stay?
What does the future of tourism look like in Jamaica?
JAMAICA – KEY FACTS
TOURISM AND THE ECONOMY
Figure 1: International visitor arrivals & expenditure, 2012-14
Figure 2: Industry share of tourism – direct gross value added, 2009-12
Figure 3: Employment in the accommodation sector, 2009-13
Figure 4: International visitor arrivals by region, 2010-14
Figure 5: International visitor arrivals by top source countries & regions, 2012-13
Figure 6: Internal tourism expenditure by type, 2009-12*
Purpose of visit
Figure 7: International visitor arrivals by purpose of visit, 2010-13
Figure 8: International visitor arrivals by month, 2012-13
Length of stay
Figure 9: Average length of stay (nights) by country/region, 2009-13
Figure 10: Number & average length of stay (nights) by accommodation type & international visitor
Figure 11: Passenger movements at SIA & NMIA, 2010-14
Figure 12: International cruise arrivals at major ports, 2011-14
Figure 13: Tourism accommodation stock by establishment type, 2011-13
Figure 14: Tourism accommodation stock by region, 2011-13
Figure 15: Occupancy rates (%) by establishment size & season, 2013
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INDEX TO TRAVEL & TOURISM ANALYST
Index grouped by geographic area
INDEX TO TTI DESTINATION REPORTS
SPECIAL REPORTS INDEX