TOURISM GROWTH, 1999 - 2000
(At end December 2000)
  TOURIST ARRIVALS TOURIST BED-NIGHTS BED CAPACITY OCCUPANCY RATE AVG. DURATION TOURIST ARRIVALS
  (Frontier Arrivals) (Resorts/Hotels) (Resorts/Hotels beds in operation) (%) (Days) (By Surface)
MONTH 1999 2000 00/99 (%) 1999 2000 00/99 (%) 1999 2000 00/99 (%) 1999 2000 Change 1999 2000 Change 2000
January 42,603 45,297 6.3 386,265 377,911 * -2.2 14,350 15,522 8.2 86.8 78.5 -8.3 9.1 8.3 -0.7 156
February 43,732 48,974 12.0 370,164 410,375 * 10.9 14,550 15,506 6.6 90.9 91.3 0.4 8.5 8.4 -0.1 2,041
March 45,170 45,393 0.5 390,579 399,582 2.3 14,550 15,506 6.6 86.6 83.1 -3.5 8.6 8.8 0.2 1,617
April 35,817 43,458 21.3 324,771 358,475 10.4 14,618 15,506 6.1 74.1 77.1 3.0 9.1 8.2 -0.8 860
May 26,390 27,019 2.4 237,227 241,377 1.7 14,650 15,928 8.7 52.2 48.9 -3.4 9.0 8.9 -0.1 41
June 22,639 24,033 6.2 194,587 202,572 4.1 14,586 15,618 7.1 44.5 43.2 -1.2 8.6 8.4 -0.2 20
July 30,188 33,027 9.4 252,902 269,245 6.5 14,686 15,590 6.2 55.6 55.7 0.2 8.4 8.2 -0.2 39
August 38,738 40,563 4.7 337,822 352,035 4.2 14,716 16,006 8.8 74.1 70.9 -3.1 8.7 8.7 0.0 6
September 34,450 36,878 7.0 297,114 308,269 3.8 14,596 16,006 * 9.7 67.9 64.2 * -3.7 8.6 8.4 -0.3 16
October 33,755 39,078 15.8 298,773 321,184 7.5 14,716 16,006 * 8.8 65.5 64.7 * -1.2 8.9 8.2 -0.6 483
November 39,923 38,985 -2.3 326,898 340,088 4.0 14,550 15,980 9.8 74.9 70.9 -4.0 8.2 8.7 0.5 1,275
December 36,261 44,449 22.6 301,105 357,077 18.6 15,254 16,164 6.0 63.7 71.3 7.6 8.3 8.0 -0.3 765
Jan - Dec 429,666 467,154 8.7 3,718,207 3,938,190 5.9 14,652 15,778 7.7 69.7 68.3 -1.4 8.7 8.4 -0.3 7,319
Note: Surface Arrivals figures are not included in the national average count of Tourist Arrivals   Date: 09/01/'01
* Figures Revised

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Source: Statistics Section Ministry of Tourism

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