Bermuda cruise vistors fall

| 10/02/2009

(Royal Gazette): Bermuda’s visitor arrivals fell by 12.2 percent in 2008, Premier & Tourism Minister Ewart Brown has revealed.  Air arrivals are down 4.6 percent but cruise arrivals have plummeted by 19.1 percent giving a drop in the number of overall tourists  from 663,767 to 582,980 for the year. Those flying to Bermuda on vacation fell 10.1 percent, from 191,150 to 171,928 — overshadowing a 5.6 percent increase in business arrivals from 48,762 to 51,469; and a 21.1 percent rise in convention attendees from 18,776 to 22,733. Go to article

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