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Still fair weather for tourism says McNeill

Published: Saturday December 8, 2012 | 8:25 am Comments 0
Tourists enjoying the white-sand beach at Errol Flynn Marina, Port Antonio. -FILE
Tourists enjoying the white-sand beach at Errol Flynn Marina, Port Antonio. -FILE
Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill.
Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill.
McNeill disclosed that cruise arrivals for January to October also showed an increase of 11.2 per cent over the same period last year.
McNeill disclosed that cruise arrivals for January to October also showed an increase of 11.2 per cent over the same period last year.

Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill says the tourism industry continues to fare well, recording increases in stopover arrivals, despite the many challenges.

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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