Air arrivals in the Cayman Islands in 2006
increased 59.3% over figures for 2005, the year of recovery
following Hurricane Ivan's disastrous visit in September 2004.
arrivals last year were 267,257 visitors; the U.S. market accounted
for almost 220,000 of the grand total, according to statistics
compiled by the Cayman Islands Dept. of Tourism. The Northeast
region of the U.S. contributed almost 70,000 visitors, up from
34,000 in 2005.
arrivals jumped 7.3% in 2006 over 2005 to 1.9 million
cruise months were January through March 2006 when the 200,000
passenger mark was exceeded each month.
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