Member Data Updates

May 2014 Member Data Update

BAHAMAS REPORTS

Visitor Arrivals Data to March 2014 -  This is the latest available Immigration Department sourced data providing visitor arrivals to The Bahamas segmented by stopover and cruise visitor arrivals.  Data is broken down by areas (Nassau-Paradise Island, Grand Bahama, Family Islands) as well as by island.
To view go to: Bahamas Visitor Arrivals March 2014

Cruise Visitor Arrivals 2014 & 2013 By Month & Quarter - This is the latest available data providing a year-on-year comparison.
To view, go to: Cruise Visitor Arrivals 2014 and 2013 By Month & Quarter

Customer Satisfaction Ratings for the Islands of The Bahamas –  Based upon customer feedback submitted through the questions on the Immigration Departure Cards.  Report shows trendlines in 'likely to recommend' for experience categories from 2003 to 2013.
To view go to: Customer Ratings

2013 Visitor Arrivals by Point of Origin – Provides a graphic look of visitor arrival origins for major island destinations, showing major countries of origin and top five markets.
To view go to: 2013 Stopovers to Key Islands by Origin

2014 Year-to-Date Hotel Performance – This report provides an aggregate of hotel occupancy performance and key hotel indicators for major hotels on Grand Bahama and Nassau/Paradise Island.
To view go to: Nassau/Paradise Island and Grand Bahama 2014 Year-to-Date Hotel Performance

World Travel and Tourism Council Bahamas 2014 - This detailed report summarizes the tourism picture and outlook for The Bahamas providing information on tourism’s contribution to GDP and employment.
The full report can be seen by going to: Travel & Tourism Economic Impact 2014 Bahamas

Bahamas Occupation and Wages Data for Accommodation and Food Service Industry 2012 – Released in 2014, the report contains information on occupation, sex, average hours worked and average basic wages per week for the year 2012. The information represents results provided by leading Accommodation and Food Service Activities establishments which account for approximately fifty percent (50%) of total employment in these establishments operating in The Bahamas in 2012. Though limited in this respect, the results provide valuable information on occupations, average basic wages (not including mandatory and other gratuities for tip category workers) and average hours worked in the Accommodation and Food Service Activities sector.
To view go to:  Commonwealth Of The Bahamas Occupations & Wages In The Accommodation And Food Service Activities Industry  - 2012

Central Bank of The Bahamas Quarterly Statistical Digest, released March 27 2014 -  A compilation of the nation’s key monetary and financial statistics, including an overview of general tourism data.
To view go to: The Central Bank of The Bahamas Quarterly Statistical Digest February 2014 Volume 23, No. 1

REGIONAL REPORTS

STR Caribbean Lodging Performance February, 2014 – Smith Travel Research report provides a regional comparison of performance and includes aggregate results provided by participating BHTA member hotels.
To view, go to: STR Caribbean Lodging Performance February 2014

World Travel and Tourism Council Caribbean Report 2014 - This detailed report summarizes the tourism picture and outlook for the region providing information on tourism’s contribution to GDP and employment.  It provides regional rankings for key performance indicators.
The full report can be seen by going to: World Travel and Tourism Council Caribbean Report 2014

GLOBAL REPORTS

IMF Western Hemisphere Economic Survey and Outlook Report -  A comprehensive report on economic performance and outlook, also provides analysis on the challenges and design of domestic policies in a shifting global environment.  Assesses the impact of U.S. monetary policy on Latin America and the Caribbean, looking at the implications of softer commodity prices for economic growth and the challenges of domestic fiscal policies.
The full report can be seen by going to: IMF Western Hemisphere Economic Survey and Outlook Report