BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbados posted a 2% increase in arrivals
during July, when 49,381 were welcomed, according to preliminary
reports from the Barbados Tourism Authority.
This represented the island's first monthly year over year
increase since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
A breakdown showed that U.S. arrivals during July were up by
22.4%, while arrivals from other Caribbean points rose by 20% vs.