October 2015

Public Tourism Arrivals Report (thru October 2015)
 

For Month October
Quarter 4
% Total Air Arrivals YTD

2014 2015 # Diff. % Diff. 2014 2015 % Diff. 2014 2015
USA 12,914
14,044
1,130 8.75% 12,914
14,044
8.75%
75.93%
76.18%
Northeast 4,180 4,888 708 16.94%
4,180
4,888
16.94%
27.23%
27.55%
Midwest 2,546 2,427
-74 -2.91%
2,546
2,427
-2.91%
16.01%
15.50%
Southeast 3,056 3,112 56 1.83%
3,056
3,112
1.83%
12.90%
13.04%
Southwest 2,310 2,619 309 13.38%
2,310
2,649
13.38%
14.72%
15.37%
West Coast 822 953 131 15.94%
822
953
15.94%
5.07%
4.71%

Europe 2,498 2,456
-42
-1.68%
2,498
2,456
-1.68%
9.30%
8.68%
UK & Ireland 1,059 1,143 84
7.93%
1,059
1,143
7.93%
3.77%
3.99%
Continental Europe 1,439
1,313
-126
-8.76%
1,439
1,313
-8.76%
5.53%
4.70%

Canada 1,149 1,231 82
7.14%
1,149
1,231
7.14%
6.13%
6.02%

DOT Subtotal 16,561
17,731
1,170
7.06%
16,561
17,731
7.06%
91.36%
90.89%

Other 2,329
2,509
180 7.73%
2,329
2,509
7.73%
8.64%
9.11%

Total Air 18,890
20,240
1,350
7.15%
18,890
20,240
7.15%
100.00%
100.00%
 
Total Cruise 111,951 100,874 -11,007 -9.89%
111,951
100,874
-9.89%  
 
SUMMARY TABLE   YTD - October(2014) YTD - October
(2015)
%Total Air Arrivals YTD
YTD Totals   312,542
315,709 1.01%
 
Notes:
 
Month: October 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.