The Turks and Caicos Islands has seen a tremendous increase in visitor arrivals during the first quarter of 2022 and is on track to make a “full recovery”.
According to preliminary data released by the Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board, 311,913 visitors arrived in the territory during the first quarter of the year. The Tourist Board also reported that “the 138,762 stopovers received in the first three months of 2022 were 98% of the 140,791 stopovers received in the first three months of 2019.”
The Board also revealed that the 173,151 cruise visitors in the first three months of 2022, represented 62% of the 277,280 cruise arrivals received in the same three months of 2019. At the beginning of 2022, the Turks and Caicos Islands saw an average increase of approximately 33% in stopover arrivals through the Providenciales International Airport and FBOs, growing from the 34,057 stopover arrivals in January 2022 to 44,596 stopover arrivals in February 2022, and 60,109 in March 2022. (TCW)
Extract from the CARICOM BUSINESS Newsletter Vol 5 No 22
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