February 2012 Data Update

BAHAMAS INFO...

Bahamas Visitor Arrivals 2011 - This is the latest available Immigration Department sourced data providing visitor arrivals to The Bahamas segmented by stopover and cruise visitor arrivals.  Data is broken down by areas (Nassau-Paradise Island, Grand Bahama, Family Islands) as well as by island.  To view go to:

Bahamas Visitor Arrivals 2011

Bahamas Hotel Occupancy Performance YTD to July - 2001 to 2011 - Bahamas Hotel Performance Based On Average Room Occupancy. To view go to:

Bahamas Hotel Occupancy Performance YTD to July - 2001 to 2011

Summary Report for Nassau/Paradise Island Hotel Performance – December, 2011 and Full Year - A compilation of room occupancy, room rate and room revenue data in summary provided to BHA and the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation by large NPI hotels covering December and full year, January to December, 2011. To view, go to: 

Summary Report for December 2011 Nas-PI Hotel Performance

Airfare Competitive Pricing Tracker – Comparative analysis of airfare prices from NYC and Florida to Nassau, Abaco, Exuma and Grand Bahamas, measured against other key competing regional destinations.  Also shows breakdown of scheduled airlift to all key airports in The Bahamas.  This latest analysis focuses on the month of February 2012. To view go to:

Volume 2 Issue No. 5 December 2011 Monthly Competitive Pricing Tracker

IMF December 2011 Bahamas Report – The International Monetary Fund Bahamas Report is a compilation of key economic and social data and analysis, discussion on fiscal policy with added global perspective. To view go to:

IMF December 2011 Bahamas Report

Central Bank Of The Bahamas Economic And Financial Developments Report – Provides a snapshot of the country’s economic performance.  The report covers the period to December, 2011.  To view go to:

Bahamas Economic and Financial Developments Report

Bahamas Consumer Price Index, December 2011 – The Bahamas Department of Statistics report lists major product purchasing categories and shows a comparative on pricing changes going back three, six and twelve months.  To view go to:

Bahamas Consumer Price Index, December 2011

Bahamas 2011 Visitor Arrivals Analysis Against Global Economic Review – Takes a country-by-country look at visitor arrival performance with consideration of the economic performance of the countries.  To view go to:

Bahamas 2011 Visitor Arrivals Analysis Against Global Economic Review

CARIBBEAN INFO...

STR Caribbean Lodging Performance December, 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 December, 2011

STR December 2011 Caribbean Snapshot - Provides a quick view of performance occupancy, ADR, and RevPAR for 2011. To view go to:

STR December 2011 Snapshot

STR Hotel Industry Overview January 2012 @ Marketplace - Regional & Global
– Provides an overview on recent, current and projected hotel performance regionally against some US and global hotel performance indicators.  To View go to:

STR Hotel Industry Overview January 2012 @ Marketplace

HVS Presentation on Regional Performance and Challenges - BHA Allied member HVS takes a look at recent regional industry performance indicators and provides summary of opportunities and challenges going forward.  To view go to:

HVS Presentation on Regional Performance and Challenges

CTO Regional Arrivals Statistics, December 1, 2011 - Caribbean Tourism Organization’s visitor arrivals report by country for the region, showing stopover visitors as well as cruise visitors. Comparatives are difficult due to variances in country reporting times.  To view go to:

CTO Latest Statistics December 1, 2011

GLOBAL INFO...

UNWTO Tourism Performance Barometer January 2012 - A detailed overview of world travel trends and projections broken down by regions. BHA and the Ministry of Tourism provide quarterly reports to the UNWTO in support of the regional overview. To view go to:

UNWTO Tourism Performance Barometer January 2012

World Economic Forum Travel Tourism Competitiveness Report 2011 – Explore issues such as the impact of the recent economic and financial crisis on the tourism industry, the opportunities for increasing the sector's competitiveness, and the important role to be played by Travel & Tourism in the emerging green economy.  To view go to:

WEF Travel Tourism Competitiveness Report 2011

World Travel & Tourism Council/CHTA - 2011 Caribbean Report – Provides a county-by-country summary of tourism’s economic impact in the Caribbean, especially contributions to GDP, Employment, Exports and Overall Investments. To view go to:

WTTC 2011 Caribbean Report

KPMG Compilation Report on Key Global Economic Performance and Indicators -  Report provides economic performance and projection data, population growth information and other indicators to support a broader understanding of the global economic picture and outlook.  To view go to:

KPMG - Key Global Economic Performance and Indicators