Visitor Statistics

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The authoritative source for the most recent visitor arrival data on Turks and Caicos Islands tourism industry, released monthly, quarterly and annually.

2020 TOURISM STATISTICS REPORT

The COVID-19 pandemic brought global tourism to a near-complete standstill. As countries shuffle to implement measures that
would protect their people and mitigate the spread globally; borders closed, hotels shut, air travel dropped dramatically, cruise
vessels stop sailing and persons working within the industry now finding themselves jobless.

The UNWTO, in their Impact Assessment of the COVID-19 Outbreak on International Tourism report projected an overall decline
of 70 to 75% for the whole of 2020, further stating that international tourism could have returned to levels of 30 years ago. The
Turks and Caicos Islands was not spared from the economic impact of the Covid-19 crisis. Tourism represents significant shares
of gross domestic product (GDP) and employment in the Turks and Caicos Islands as in other Caribbean countries. All over the
world, tourism-dependent economies are working to finance a broad range of policy measures to soften the impact of plummeting
tourism revenues.

This 2020 Tourism Statistics report shows the detrimental impact on international tourism here in the Turks and Caicos Islands as
a result of the global Virus outbreak. Overall visitors down 77 percent compared to 2019, Stop Over Arrivals down 66 percent compared to 2019, the Cruise industry remained paralyzed at the end of the year with no arrivals since border closure in March 2020; Arrivals were down 81 percent
compared to 2019.Number of Cruise Vessels at port down 81% percent compared to 2019.

Please see below the full report to read more

2019 TOURISM STATISTICS REPORT

This year-end report, prepared by the Statistical Officer of the Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board, presents the industry’s data along with commentary to broaden the industry’s understanding of our collective progress over the past year. The Turks and Caicos Islands welcomed a total of 1,598,557 Visitor Arrivals for 2019. A 9 percent increase of arrivals overall to our shores when compared to the previous year’s record breaking figures. These arrivals compose of 486,739 Stopover and 1,111,818 Cruise.

2018 TOURISM STATISTICS REPORT

This year-end report, prepared by the Statistical Officer of the Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board, presents the industry’s data along with commentary to broaden the industry’s understanding of our collective progress over the past year.

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