Kòrsou su turismo ta sigui krese 18% kresementu den turismo di estadia na febrüari

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Kòrsou su turismo ta sigui krese

18% kresementu den turismo di estadia na febrüari

WILLEMSTAD – 25 di mart 2019 – Kòrsou su turismo ta sigui krese. Ofisina di Turismo di Kòrsou (CTB) ta raportá un kresementu di dòbel sifra di 18% den kantidat di turista di estadia na febrüari 2019. Den sifranan apsoluto ta trata di 6.372 turista mas durante e di dos luna di 2019 hibando e total na 41.145 turista di estadia kompará ku 34.773 na febrüari 2018.

Hulanda a surpasá den prestashon registrando 16% mas turista di estadia na febrüari. Total 17.277 turista di estadia a keda risibí for di e pais ku mas ta produsí pa Kòrsou. Alemania tambe a sigui krese registrando 1.708 turista Aleman na febrüari 2019 un kresementu di 24% kompará ku febrüari 2018. E kresementu eksepshonal for di Alemania ta direktamente relatá na airlift adishonal ku e buelo di Condor for di Frankfurt, Alemania.  

E esfuersonan kontinuo di merkadeo di Kòrsou na Nort Amérika dor di CTB i su partnernan ta kosechando su frutanan pa nos isla. E kantidat di turista risibí for di Nort Amérika ta representá 27% di e total di turista ku a bishitá nos isla na febrüari. Total 10.896 turista di estadia a keda risibí for di Estádos Unídos i Canada. Estádos Unídos a krese ku 15% miéntras Canada a registrá 19% mas turista di estadia. Tantu Estádos Unídos komo Canada ta benefisiá di e kresementu den airlift for di e buelonan adishonal ku American Airlines i Air Canada e temporada di wenter aki.  

Sur Amérika a presta bon registrando sifranan dòbel di kresementu den kantidat di turista di estadia. E region a krese ku 32%. Den sifranan apsoluto un total di 5.434 turista di estadia a keda risibí na febrüari 2019 for di Sur Amérika. Colombia a registrá 1.609 turista di estadia kual ta un kresementu di 33%.

For di nos paisnan bisiña den Karibe un kresementu di 23% a keda registrá. Aruba a krese ku 4%. Ta konosí ku arubianonan ta gusta biaha pa Kòrsou pa partisipá na e evento kultural musikal, Festival di Tumba. E aña aki no tabata un eksepshon. CTB a mira un kresementu den yegada di turista prosedente di Aruba rondó di e fechanan di Festival di Tumba.  

Impakto ekonómiko i kantidat di anochi pa turista

CTB i MEO ta usa e modelo ‘Turistika’ pa kalkulá e impakto ekonómiko ku ta keda generá for di industria di turismo. Un impakto direkto di 242 mion florin a keda generá pa ekonomia lokal den e promé dos lunanan di  2019. E impakto direkto generá for di turismo ta 10% mas kompará ku e mesun periodo na aña pasá. 46% di e impakto direkto total ta generá for di bishitantenan prosedente di Europa kualnan ta responsabel pa 110 mion florin. Nort Amérika, Sur Amérika i otro regionnan a generá respektivamente 67, 37 i 27 mion florin. E kantidat total di anochi pa turista a krese ku 10% den e promé dos lunanan di 2019. Total 782 mil anochi a keda registrá. Turistanan for di Europa a keda 497 mil anochi na Kòrsou kual ta un kresementu di 9%. Turistanan prosedente di Nort Amérika i Sur Amérika a keda un kantidat di respektivamente 161 mil i 93 mil anochi durante e promé dos lunanan di 2019.

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Curaçao’s tourism continues to surge

18% increase in stayover arrivals in February

 

WILLEMSTAD – March 25th, 2019

 

February Visitor Arrivals 2019

 

Curaçao’s tourism continues to surge, as the CTB is reporting double digit growth of 18% in stayover visitor arrivals for February 2019. Precisely, in total 6,372 more visitors were registered in the second month of 2019, bringing the total count to 41,145 stayover visitors against 34,773 in February 2018.

The Netherlands excel in performance recording 16% more stayover visitors in February. In total 17,277 stayover visitors were welcomed out of our main producing country. Germany also continue to grow as 1,708 German visitors were welcomed in February 2019, a 24% increase over February 2018.  The exceptional growth performance out of Germany is directly related to additional airlift with Condor from Frankfurt, Germany.

The continuous support of CTB and partners to promote brand Curaçao in North America is reaping rewards for the island. The North American region holds 27% share of all the visitors to Curaçao in February. In total 10,896 stayover visitors were welcomed from USA and Canada. The USA grew by 15%, while Canada recorded 19% more stayover visitors. Both USA and Canada benefits from increased airlift, brought on by additional flights from American Airlines and Air Canada this winter season.   

In total, stayover visitors from South America performed well recording double digit growth. The region grew by 32%. In absolute numbers 5,434 stayover visitors were welcomed in February 2019 from South America. Colombia with 1,609 visitors registered an increase of 33% stayover visitors.

From our neighboring islands in the Caribbean we increased by 23%. Aruba grew by 4%. It is well known that Arubans are likely to travel to Curaçao to attend the cultural music event, Festival di Tumba. This year was no exception. The Curaçao Tourist Board saw a peak in arrivals around the festival dates.

Year to Date Economic Impact and Visitor Nights

CTB and MEO utilizes the ‘Turistika Model’ to calculate the economic impact generated from the tourism industry. A direct impact of $ 132.7 million US dollars is generated for the local economy in the first two months of 2019. The direct impact generated from Tourism is 10% more when compared to same period last year. 46% of the total direct impact is generated from European visitors who are responsible for $ 60.5 million US dollars. The North American, South American and other regions generated $ 36.8, $ 20.4 and $ 15 million US dollars respectively.

The overall visitor nights grew by 10% in the first two months of 2019. In total 782 thousand visitor nights are registered. Out of Europe tourists spent 497 thousand nights in Curaçao, a 9% increase. North and South American visitors spent respectively 161 and 93 thousand visitor nights year to date.

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