Jamaica visitor numbers grow

Jamaica visitor numbers from the UK for September increased by over 21% year-on-year, according to the latest figures from the Jamaica Tourist Board. Tourist board regional director for UK, Ireland and Northern Europe Elizabeth Fox said: “We are delighted with this positive start to the quarter. In general, the European market is performing very well, recording an overall increase of more than 40% year-on-year for September, and we anticipate further increases as the season unfolds. Early Christmas and New Year figures indicate that we are looking at a similarly strong winter sun season.” Additional room stock and increased airlift are planned in Jamaica for 2006.

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