5% mas turista di estadia Turismo a produsí 86 mion florin pa nos ekonomia lokal na mart 2018

5% mas turista di estadia Turismo a produsí 86 mion florin pa nos ekonomia lokal na mart 2018


WILLEMSTAD  – 30 di aprel 2018 –  Turismo a produsí un impakto direkto di 86 mion florin pa nos ekonomia lokal na luna di mart 2018. Aña pasá e mesun luna, industria di turismo a generá 78 mion florin. Esaki ta un subida di 11% riba e impakto direkto ku turismo tin riba nos ekonomia lokal. 53% di e impakto direkto total ta wòrdu generá for di bishitantenan prosedente di Europa. Turistanan for di Europa ta responsabel pa 46 mion florin. Nort Amérika, Sur Amérika i otro regionnan a generá respektivamente 25, 11 i 5 mion florin.

E kantidat total di turista di estadia na luna di mart ta positivo registrando un kresementu di 5%. Un total di 36.241 turista di estadia a keda risibí na mart e aña aki, aña pasá e kantidat registrá tabata 34.550. Kòrsou a risibí un total di 13.708 turista di estadia for di Hulanda na luna di mart 2018 kual ta un subida di 3% kompará ku mart 2017. Hulanda ta kontinuá komo e merkado prinsipal; 38% di e total di turista risibí ta prosedente for di e pais aki. E di dos pais den region di Europa for di kual nos ta risibí mas turista ta Alemania. E aña aki sin niun servisio direkto for di Alemania un total di 2.534 aleman a bishitá nos pais. Esaki ta un oumento di 9%. E kresementu den kantidat di turista di estadia no opstante no tin konekshon aéreo direkto ta pa motibu ku Pasku di Resurekshon e aña aki a kai na mart i aña pasá na luna di aprel. Total region di Europa a krese ku 8% na mart 2018. Un total di 19.119 turista di estadia a keda risibí.

CTB a registrá un total di 9.635 turista for di Nort Amérika na mart 2018. Ku e resultado aki Nort Amérika ta e di dos kontribuidó den kantidat di turista di estadia. For di Canada un total di 3.272 turista di estadia a keda registrá. For di Estádos Unídos un kresementu di 5% a keda registrá na mart 2018. Total 6.363 turista di estadia a keda risibí. Aña pasá e kantidat di turista ku a bishitá nos for di Estádos Unídos tabata 6.067.

Tur dos merkado di enfoke den Sur Amérika a presta bon na luna di mart registrando sifranan dòbel di kresementu. For di Colombia un oumento di 52% a keda registrá ku un total di 1.387 turista di estadia. E kresementu den turista di estadia ta komo resultado di e akshonnan di merkadeo kombiná ku dianan di vakashon den kuadro di Pasku di Resurekshon. Tráfiko for di Brazil a registrá kresementu di 24% na mart 2018. Total nos a risibí 697 brasilero.

For di region Karibe por mira un kresementu di 10% den kantidat di turista di estadia. Un total di 1.875 turista a keda risibí for di Karibe na mart 2018. For di pais bisiña Aruba, un kresementu di 48% a keda registrá. Un total di 1.101 arubiano a biaha pa Kòrsou na mart. Mayoria a yega e dianan promé ku Pasku di Resurekshon i tambe BlueSeas Festival.



5% more stayover arrivals

47.3 million US dollars generated from Tourism in March for the local economy


WILLEMSTAD – April 30th, 2018


March Visitor Arrivals 2018

A direct impact of $ 47.3 million US dollars is generated for the local economy in March 2018. Last year, the same month generated $ 42.6 million US dollars. This is an 11% increase of the direct impact to the local economy. 53% of the total direct impact is generated from European visitors who are responsible for $ 25.3 million US dollars. The North American, South American and other regions generated respectively $ 13.5, $ 6.0 and $ 2.5 million US dollars.

The overall stayover arrivals in March are positive recording 5% growth. A total of 36,241 stayover arrivals were welcomed in March where last year 34,550 stayover arrivals were counted. Curaçao welcomed a total of 13,708 stayover visitors from the Netherlands in March 2018. An increase of 3% compared to March 2017. The Netherlands continues to be the leading country where 38% of our share from stayover arrivals is originating. The second main country in Europe is Germany. This year with no direct service from Germany we registered 2,534 German visitors, a 9% increase in stayover arrivals. The growth in stayover arrivals with no direct air service is because this year Passover holiday fell in March, while last year this holiday was in April. Overall the European region grew by 8% in March 2018. A total of 19,119 stayover visitors are recorded.

CTB registered a total of 9,635 stayover visitors from North America in March 2018, ranking North America the second biggest contributor in visitor arrivals. Curaçao welcomed a total of 3,272 stayover visitors from Canada. From the United States of America an increase of 5% is registered in March 2018. In total 6,363 stayover visitors are registered. Last year we recorded 6,067 stayover arrivals from USA.

Both secondary focus countries from South America performed very well recording double digit growth. From Colombia we registered an increase of 52% to a total of 1,387 stayover visitors. The increase in stayover arrivals is the result of marketing efforts in combination with the Passover Holiday. Traffic from Brazil recorded growth of 24% in March 2018. In total 697 Brazilians were welcomed.

Out of the Caribbean region we see an increase of 10% in stayover arrivals. A total of 1,875 Caribbean visitors were welcomed in March 2018. From our neighbor island Aruba a growth of 48% is registered. A total of 1,101 Aruban visitors travelled to Curaçao in March where the peak in arrivals is visible days before Passover Holiday and the BlueSeas Festival.


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