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Turismo a produsí 760 mion florin den e promé 8 lunanan di aña 19% mas turista di estadia na ougùstùs 2018 / 417.7 million US dollars generated from Tourism in first eight months 19% more stayover arrivals in August 2018

Turismo a produsí 760 mion florin den e promé 8 lunanan di aña
19% mas turista di estadia na ougùstùs 2018

WILLEMSTAD – 7 di òktober 2018 – Ofisina di Turismo di Kòrsou (CTB) ta raportá 19% di kresementu den kantidat di turista di estadia na ougùstùs 2018. Den sifranan apsoluto ta trata aki di 5.998 turista mas na ougùstùs 2018 hibando e total na 36.861 turista di estadia kompará ku 30.863 e mesun luna aña pasá.

Kòrsou a risibí 14.031 turista di estadia for di Hulanda. Hulanda e merkado for di kual nos ta risibí mas tantu turista, a klousura ougùstùs ku un kresementu di dòbel sifra di 10%. Hulanda ta kontinuá komo e merkado prinsipal; 38% di e total di turista risibí ta prosedente for di e pais aki. E buelonan ku a inisiá 18 di yüni último entre Bruselas i Kòrsou a resultá den 28% mas turista for di Bèlgika na ougùstùs. Un total di 494 bishitante prosedente di Bèlgika a bishitá Kòrsou na ougùstùs 2018.

For di Estádos Unídos un kresementu di 43% a keda registrá na ougùstùs 2018. Ta promé biaha ku nos a risibí mas di 2000 bishitante prosedente di Estádos Unídos kompará ku e luna anterior. E echo ku e zomer aki nos a konta ku muchu mas stul adishonal a resultá den un prestashon ekselente na ougùstùs 2018. Pa rekapitulá; for di Charlotte nos tabatin e di dos buelo semanal di kual su delaster servisio tabata dia 19 di ougùstùs último. For di Miami tin e kambio di avion di American Airlines pa unu mas grandi. JetBlue a start ku e di kuater buelo semanal for di New York (JFK) riba 19 di yüni. Tur e buelonan adishonal kombiná ku e esfuersonan di merkadeo di Kòrsou dor di CTB i su partnernan a sòru pa Estádos Unídos registrá un total di 6.773 turista di estadia na ougùstùs. Aña pasá e kantidat di turista di estadia prosedente di Estádos Unídos tabata 4.729. For di Canada un total di 773 turista di estadia a keda registrá kual ta un oumento di 3% pa e temporada abou di turismo.

Tur dos merkado di enfoke den Sur Amérika a presta bon na luna di ougùstùs registrando sifranan dòbel di kresementu. For di Colombia un oumento di 72% a keda registrá pa un total di 2.139 turista di estadia. E kresementu den turista di estadia ta komo resultado di e akshonnan di merkadeo den kombinashon ku buelonan charter. Tráfiko for di Brazil a registrá kresementu di 46% na ougùstùs 2018. Total nos a risibí 1.063 brasilero. E kresementu eksepshonal for di Brazil ta komo resultado di e kantidat di stul adishonal ku Copa Airlines for di Panama. Total region di Sur Amérika a krese ku 20%. Venezuela a konosé un bahada di 7% na ougùstùs. E bahada minimal aki kompará ku e lunanan anterior a sa di pusha e kantidat total di e region di Sur Amérika positivamente den kantidat di turista.

Curaçao North Sea Jazz
For di pais bisiña Aruba un kresementu di 60% a keda registrá. Un total di 1.420 turista prosedente di Aruba a biaha pa Kòrsou den luna di ougùstùs. Ta konosí ku bishitantenan di Aruba ta gusta biaha pa Kòrsou pa asina asistí na e Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival (CNSJF). Un otro grupo ku tambe gusta biaha pa Kòrsou den kuadro di CNSJF ta esnan for di Sürnam. Un kantidat di 35% mas turista a keda registrá na ougùstùs. Mayoria surinameño a biaha riba 29 i 30 di ougùstùs. Tambe por mira un oumento den kantidat di turista for di e otro paisnan den kual CTB a promové e festival. Esakinan ta Hulanda, Estádos Unídos, Brazil, Colombia i Venezuela.

Turismo di estadia yanüari te ku ougùstùs 2018
Total Kòrsou a risibí 277.078 turista di estadia durante e promé 8 lunanan di 2018. Esaki ta un kresementu di 6% kompará ku aña pasá. Durante e promé 8 lunanan di aña 2018 un total di 116.348 turista hulandes a keda risibí. Aña pasá e mesun periodo un total di 103.758 turista hulandes a bishitá nos pais pa un kresementu di 12%. For di Estádos Unídos un kresementu di 19% a keda registrá pa un total di 48.970 turista di estadia di yanüari pa ougùstùs 2018. Na 2017, un total di 41.094 turista di estadia a keda risibí for di Estádos Unídos. Canada a krese ku 6% mas turista pa un total di 14.919 turista di estadia durante e promé 8 lunanan di 2018.

Turismo a produsí un impakto direkto di 760 mion florin pa nos ekonomia lokal durante e promé 8 lunanan di aña 2018. 47% di e impakto direkto total a keda generá for di turistanan prosedente di Europa kualnan ta responsabel pa 357 mion florin. E impakto direkto for di demas regionnan ta di e siguiente manera: Nort Amérika ku 186 mion, Sur Amérika ku 119 mion i Karibe i otro regionnan 98 mion florin.

 

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417.7 million US dollars generated from Tourism in first eight months
19% more stayover arrivals in August 2018

WILLEMSTAD – October 7th, 2018

August Visitor Arrivals 2018

The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) is reporting an overall 19% growth in visitor arrivals in August 2018. Precisely, in total 5,998 more visitors were registered in August 2018, bringing the total count to 36,861 visitors against 30,863 in the same month last year.

Curaçao welcomed a total of 14,031 stayover visitors from the Netherlands; the main producing country closed August with double digit growth of 10%. The Netherlands continues to be the leading country where 38% of our share from stayover arrivals is originating. The seasonal flights between Brussels and Curaçao that started on June 18th resulted in 28% more visitors from Belgium in August. A total of 494 Belgian visitors visited Curaçao in August 2018.

From the United States of America an increase of 43% is registered in August 2018. It is the first time we welcomed more than 2,000 US visitors compared to the previous month. The many additional seats from USA this summer resulted in a record breaking performance in August. To summarize from Charlotte we had the second weekly flight which its final service was on August 19th and out of Miami the upgauge of equipment with American Airlines. JetBlue started with the fourth weekly flight from New York (JFK) on June 19th. All these additional flights in combination of CTB and partners continuous support of branding Curaçao in the USA resulted in a total of 6,773 visitors in August. Last year we recorded 4,729 stayover arrivals from USA. Curaçao welcomed a total of 773 stayover visitors from Canada, which is a 3% growth for the country’s slow season month.

Both secondary focus countries from South America performed very well recording double digit growth. From Colombia we registered an increase of 72% to a total of 2,139 stayover visitors. The increase in stayover arrivals is the result of marketing efforts in combination with charter services. Traffic from Brazil recorded growth of 46% in August 2018. In total 1,063 Brazilians were welcomed. The outstanding growth from Brazil is the direct effect of additional seat capacity with Copa Airlines from Panama.
The South America region grew by 20%. From Venezuela a decrease of 7% is registered in August, this minimum loss of arrivals compared to the previous months is pushing the South American region positive in number of visitors.

Curaçao North Sea Jazz

From our neighbor island Aruba a growth of 60% is registered. A total of 1,420 Aruban visitors travelled to Curaçao in August. Visitors from Aruba are well known to travel to Curaçao to attend the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival. Another group of visitors with keen interest for this festival come from Suriname. We registered 35% more visitors in August. Most of the Surinamese visitors travelled on the 29th and 30th of August. A similar peak in arrivals is seen out of the other countries where CTB has been promoting the festival; these are The Netherlands, United States of America, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela.

January through August Visitor Arrivals 2018
The overall stayover arrivals in the first eight months grew by 6% compared to last year. Curaçao welcomed in total 277,078 stayover visitors in the first eight months of 2018. During the first eight months of 2018 a total of 116,348 Dutch visitors were welcomed. Last year in the same period 103,758 Dutch visitors were counted, an increase of 12%. From the United States of America the growth is recorded at 19% counting a total of 48,970 US visitors from January through August 2018. In 2017 we welcomed 41,094 stayover arrivals from USA. Canada grew with 6% more visitors, counting a total of 14,919 stayover arrivals in the first eight months of the year 2018.
A direct impact of $ 417.7 million US dollars is generated for the local economy in the first eight months of 2018. 47% of the total direct impact is generated from European visitors who are responsible for $ 196.1 million US dollars. The direct economic impact from the remaining regions is as follows: North America $ 102.1 million, South America $ 65.6 million and Caribbean/other regions $ 53.9 million.

 

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