Overseas Arrivals Jump Over 11% For March

2nd July 2010

This double digit growth from overseas markets results from a recorded 181 125 visitors for March, an increase of 18 563 visitors on the same month in 2009.


Top source markets, barring France, all showed positive growth over the period with the Asian markets once again showing impressive results.


European markets also showed good growth for the period, bettering on last year's lowered numbers, an expected result of the world economic recession.

The top source markets for March 2010 were as follows:

- UK, up 5,5% from 41 479 to 43 776
- USA, up 11,3% from 19 353 to 21 548
- Germany, up 24,2% from 19 667 to 24 432
- France, down 1% from 9 959 to 9 860
- The Netherlands, up 12,4% from 7 574 to 8 513
- Australia, up 21,2% from 6 586 to 7 985
- Canada, up 0,9% from 4 547 to 4 587
- Sweden, up 11,9% from 3 594 to 4 021
- India, up 15,8% from 3 300 to 3 822
- China, up 29,2% from 2 926 to 3 779

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