April 2012 Data Update

BAHAMAS INFO...

Summary Report on March and 2012 YTD Performance by 14 Major Nassau-Paradise Island Hotels
– Provides an overview of first quarter performance inclusive of occupancy, revenue per available room, and average daily rate measured against 2011 performance with further selective review against performance in earlier years.  To view go to:

Summary Report on March and 2012 YTD Performance by 14 Major Nassau-Paradise Island Hotels

Bahamas 2011 Hotel Occupancy Performance – Shows November and December 2011 preliminary data on Bahamas hotels performance by island groupings.   Information provided on available room nights, occupancy rate and revenue.  For full year 2011 results scroll down report to December year to date section.  To view go to:

Bahamas Hotel Occupancy Performance - November 2011 Preliminary

Bahamas Stopover Visitors 2010 and 2011 – Table shows Bahamas Stopover Visitors for years 2010 and 2011 by their stated primary reason for visit. Data is based on visitor responses on Immigration Card.  To view go to:

Bahamas Stopover Visitors 2010 and 2011

Stopover Visitor Trendline Data to 2011 - This is a comprehensive compilation of statistics on stopover visitors prepared by the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation’s Department of Research and Statistics. It’s an invaluable compilation to support your benchmarking and marketing efforts. Most reports in the file show data between 2000 and 2011 with some dating back much earlier. The compilation shows numbers of hotel visitors to The Bahamas, island groupings, and individual islands. Information is provided on visitor’s country of origin, length of stay, top producing markets and DMAs. General information is provided on trends in occupancy, numbers of hotels and numbers of rooms.  The information is provided in an Excel format. The first page is a table of contents listing all reports within the document which can be accessed by going to the noted tab sheet. Note, the 2011 data is preliminary and may see some minor adjustments in the coming months if additional Immigration Cards are forwarded by the Department of Immigration. To view go to:

Stopover Visitor Trendline Data to 2011

Bahamas World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) 2012 Country Report – Provides existing and forecast information on Bahamas tourism performance including visitor arrivals and contributions to GDP, employment, exports and overall investments. To view go to:

World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) 2012 Country Report

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 April 2012. To view go to:

Airfare Competitive Pricing Tracker

Average Cost Per Kilowatt-hour – Breakdown of typical hotel cost per kwh for a 400 room hotel for period 2007-2012. To view go to:

Average Cost Per Kilowatt-hour

CARIBBEAN INFO...

STR Caribbean Lodging Performance January - February, 2012
- 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 January - February, 2012

GLOBAL INFO...

UNWTO Tourism Performance Barometer March 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 March 2012