Jamaica Finishes in the Black for 2008

The Jamaica Tourist Board has announced that 2008 was another year of growth for its tourism industry. The island’s stopover arrivals increased by 3.9 percent, with a total of 1,769,271 visitors. Of that number, 1,150,942 of the arrivals came from the U.S. – representing a 1.6 percent increase from that market over 2007. The number of travelers to Jamaica from the U.S. continues to remain very strong, with the U.S. making up more than 65 percent of all the island’s visitors in 2008.

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