May 2013

Public Tourism Arrivals Report (through May 2013)
 
For Month May Quarter 2 % Total Air Arrivals YTD
2012 2013 % Diff. 2012 2013 % Diff. 2012 2013 # Diff.
USA 20,486 21,782 6.3% 44,360 44,509 0.3% 79.1% 78.5% 6,276
Northeast 6,087 6,950 14.2% 16,345 16,420 0.5% 29.0% 29.3% 3,199
Midwest 3,461 3,660 5.7% 8,531 8,029 -5.9% 21.1% 20.3% 650
Southeast 4,502 4,575 1.6% 8,198 8,391 2.4% 12.7% 12.3% 477
Southwest 4,679 4,921 5.2% 7,603 8,160 7.3% 11.4% 11.6% 1,364
West Coast 1,757 1,676 -4.6% 3,683 3,509 -4.7% 4.8% 4.9% 585

Europe 1,563 1,917 22.6% 3,439 4,297 24.9% 6.7% 7.4% 1,842
UK & Ireland 1,016 1,071 5.4% 2,243 2,435 8.6% 4.3% 4.1% 198
Continental Europe 547 846 54.7% 1,196 1,862 55.7% 2.4% 3.3% 1,644

Canada 1,173 1,408 20.0% 3,389 3,626 7.0% 9.0% 8.0% -670

DOT Subtotal 23,222 25,108 8.1% 51,188 52,432 2.4% 94.7% 94.0% 7,448

Other 1,971 2,196 11.4% 4,032 4,061 0.7% 5.3% 6.0% 1,667

Total Air 25,193 27,304 8.4% 55,220 56,493 2.3%  
 
Total Cruise 90,551 76,264 -15.8% 236,349 199,686 -15.5%  
 
Notes:
 
Month: May    Year: 2013
 
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, Ireland, 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
 
Every visitor recorded by the Cayman Islands Immigration Department has been counted as a Tourist Arrival in this report. Due to potential errors in the collection and recording of this data, there may be minor reporting errors within these summary statistics. All users of this data should be aware of the following:
 
8 records entered as tourists also had a reported country of permanent residence being Cayman Islands; 2 records entered as tourists also had a stated purpose as returning resident.
 
1,241 tourist arrival records, or 5% of the total tourist arrivals had unknown country information and had to be estimated by using the known citizenship information. Of the 26,063 visitor records in May with known values for the country field, 94% of them had a country value that equaled the citizenship value.
 
2,715 tourist arrival records, or 12% of the total US tourist arrivals had unknown regional information and had to be estimated. Of this number, 757 records have data missing, as they have been estimated as US arrivals based on citizenship information, and 1,958 records are known to be US arrivals but are missing valid zip code information.