August 2015

Public Tourism Arrivals Report (thru August 2015)
 

For Month August
Quarter 3
% Total Air Arrivals YTD

2014 2015 # Diff. % Diff. 2014 2015 % Diff. 2014 2015
USA 22,519
21,106
-1,413 -6.27% 53,020
49,833
-6.01%
77.09%
77.18%
Northeast 10,121 8,893 -1,228 -12.13%
20,476 18,008 -12.05%
27.95%
28.19%
Midwest 2,271 2,605 334 14.71%
6,374 5,900 -7.44%
16.50%
16.10%
Southeast 3,729 3,646 -83 -2.23%
9,169 9,370 2.19%
12.43%
12.54%
Southwest 4,839 4,642 -197 -4.07%
13,226 13,403 1.34%
15.06%
15.63%
West Coast 1,559 1,320 -239 -15.33%
3,775 3,152 -16.50%
5.15%
4.72%

Europe 3,670 2,968
-702
-19.13%
6,682
5,919
-11.42%
8.80%
8.26%
UK & Ireland 1,157 1,298 141
12.19%
2,302 2,763 20.03%
3.60%
3.80%
Continental Europe 2,513
1,670
-843
-33.55%
4,380
3,156
-27.95%
5.20%
4.46%

Canada 1,208 1,156 -52
-4.30%
2,232
2,114
-5.29%
6.19%
6.12%

DOT Subtotal 27,397
25,230
-2,167
-7.91%
61,934
57,866
-6.57%
92.08%
91.56%

Other 3,167
3,741
574 18.12%
7,823
8,903
13.81%
7.92%
8.44%

Total Air 30,564
28,971
-1,593
-5.21%
69,757
66,769
-4.28%
100.00%
100.00%
 
Total Cruise 105,936 100,091 -5,845 -5.52%
226,062
215,283
-4.77%  
 
SUMMARY TABLE   YTD - August(2014) YTD - August
(2015)
%Total Air Arrivals YTD
YTD Totals   280,248
280,264 0.01%
 
Notes:
 
Month: August    Year: 2015
 
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.