September 2011 Data Update

BAHAMAS INFO...

Copa Airlines-Visitor Satisfaction Survey Report Sept 2011 - Data and comments from forty-one surveys collected from stopover visitors departing on COPA in August of 2011, concerning their stay in The Islands of The Bahamas. See Appendix One: COPA Survey Tabulations. To view go to:

Copa Airlines-Visitor Satisfaction Survey Report Sept 2011

Monthly Competitive Pricing Tracker -  Analysis for this price tracker will focus on the month of December 2011. However, snapshot airfares will be reported for three months. A competitive analysis of the air seat capacity will be reviewed for those three months to garner any correlation with respect to airfares.  To view go to:

Vol. 2 Issue 3 October 2011 Monthly Competitive Pricing Tracker

Impacts of Marina 2011 - A detailed report on arrivals by boat, providing numbers by island and detailed profiling of visitors provided by The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation and the Department of Immigration. To view go to:

Impacts of Marina 2011

Abaco Presentation to Business Outlook Conference, Sept 21, 2011 - Presentation provided by David Johnson, Director General for the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation, provides an excellent overview of visitor’s by accommodation type, their basic demographics, spend, length of stay and key areas of satisfaction and dissatisfaction. To view go to:

Abaco Presentation to Business Outlook Conference, Sept 21, 2011

August Summary Report of Nassau-Paradise Island Large Hotel Performance – A compilation of data in summary provided to BHA and the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation by large NPI hotels covering January to August, 2011. To view, go to:

Summary Report of Nassau-Paradise Island Hotel Performance for August 2011

Bahamas Air and Sea Arrivals 1971-2010 - Total Foreign Arrivals to Nassau/Paradise Island by Air & Sea from 1971-2010, provided by the Bahamas Department of Immigration. To view go to:

Bahamas Air and Sea Arrivals 1971-2010

Occupancy and Revenue Trends 1997-2010 - Hotel Occupancy and Revenue from 1997 to 2010 for a sample of hotels. To view go to:

Occupancy and Revenue Trends 1997-2010

CARIBBEAN INFO…

CTO Latest Statistics 2011, July 29 - Caribbean Tourism Organization’s visitor arrivals report by country for the region, showing stopover visitors as well as cruise visitors.

CTO Latest Statistics 2011, July 29

Caribbean Tourism Organization Tourism Executive Report, June 2011 – Provides a backdrop of global and regional information which impacts current and future tourism business to the region while giving reported arrivals data for most Caribbean destinations.  To view, go to:

CTO Tourism Executive Brief - June 2011

KPMG 2011 Caribbean Hotel Benchmark Survey - KPMG’s Caribbean Travel, Leisure and Tourism practice in the Caribbean conducted benchmark surveys into the region's hospitality industry. Financial information for 2009 & 2010 was collected from hotel properties in various Caribbean jurisdictions. To view go to:

KPMG 2011 Caribbean Hotel Benchmark Survey

Smith Travel Research Caribbean Lodging Performance Snapshot, August 2011 -  Provides a quick view of performance occupancy, ADR, and RevPAR for the month of August, 2006 to 2011. To view go to:

STR August 2011 Snapshot

STR Caribbean Lodging Performance, August 2011 - Provides a regional comparison of performance and includes aggregate results provided by 15 participating BHA member hotels.  To view, go to:

STR Caribbean Lodging Performance August 2011

GLOBAL INFO...

World Tourism Organization Tourism Barometer, Interim Update August 2011 – This interim update edition and Statistical Annex of the UNWTO Barometer include preliminary results for international tourism in the first half year of 2011. To view, go to:

UNWTO Tourism Barom - Interim Update August 2011