August 2014

Public Tourism Arrivals Report (through August 2014)
 
For Month August Quarter 3 % Total Air Arrivals YTD
2013 2014 % Diff. 2013 2014 % Diff. 2013 2014 # Diff.
USA 18,292 22,519 23.11% 45,161
53,020
17.40% 78.91% 77.09% 18,106
Northeast 7,207 10,121 40.43% 15,411
20,476
32.87%
27.92% 27.95% 8,314
Midwest 2,357 2,271 -3.65% 6,227
6,374
2.34%
17.32% 16.50% 2,795
Southeast 3,236 3,729 15.23% 8,168
9,169
12.26%
13.23% 12.43% 1,645
Southwest 4,229 4,839 14.42% 12,009
13,226
10.13%
15.18% 15.06% 4,109
West Coast 1,263 1,559 23.44% 3,346
3,775
12.85%
5.26% 5.15% 1,243

Europe 2,356 3,670 55.77% 4,740
6,682
40.97%
7.32% 8.80% 6,314
UK & Ireland 927 1,157 24.81% 2,029
2,302
13.45%
3.79% 3.60% 580
Continental Europe 1,429 2,513 75.86% 2,711
4,380
61.56%
3.53% 5.20% 5,734

Canada 1,075 1,208 12.37% 2,063
2,232
8.19%
6.38%
6.19% 1,330

DOT Subtotal 21,723 27,397 26.12% 51,964
61,934
19.19%
92.62%
92.08% 25,750

Other 2,820 3,167 12.30% 6,458
7,823
21.14%
7.38%
7.92% 3,665

Total Air 24,543 30,564 24.53% 58,422
69,757
19.40% 100.00% 100.00% 29,415
 
Total Cruise 67,571 105,936 56.78%
134,445
226,062
68.14%  
 
SUMMARY TABLE   YTD - Aug (2013) YTD - Aug (2014) %Total Air Arrivals YTD
YTD Totals   250,833 280,248 11.73%
 
Notes:
 
Month: August    Year: 2014
 
The CONTINENTAL EUROPE break includes visitor arrivals from all other countries outside of the UK & Ireland as follows:
 
Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and Vatican City
 
USA state breakdowns by region are as follows:
Northeast: CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT, WV
Midwest: IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, OH, SD, WI, WY
Southeast: AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN
Southwest: AK, AR, AZ, CO, HI, KS, LA, NE, NM, OK, TX, UT
West Coast: CA, ID, NV, OR, WA
 

(1) Every traveler recorded as a visitor by the Cayman Islands Immigration Department has been counted as a Tourist Arrival in this report.

(2) All users of this data should be aware of the following:
(a) Pursuant to the Cayman Islands Immigration Law (2013 Revision), a Tourist Visitor is defined as a person arriving in the Islands for a visit of not more than six months duration otherwise than for a professional, financial trade or business purpose or for the purpose of seeking or engaging in employment.

(b) A Transit Passenger as per the Cayman Islands Immigration Law (2013 Revision) is defined as a passenger who has arrived in the Islands for a period of not more than twenty-four hours, is in possession of the required travel documents and is on his way to a destination other than the country from which he arrived.

(c) In cases where persons travel to the Cayman Islands for business and do not require any special immigration authority other than permission given to land, these persons are considered visitors and not in-transit regardless if they remain in these islands for 24 hours or less, as a result of the Cayman Islands being recorded as their intended destination and not a transit point to another foreign country.

(d) It is by way of lawful discretion of the Immigration Officer to make the determination of the category of visitation a traveler is landed in the Cayman Islands.

(3) Due to potential errors in the collection and recording of this data, there may be minor reporting errors within these summary statistics.