February 2014 Member Data Update


BAHAMAS REPORTS


Bahamas Visitor Arrivals 2013 - 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 2013


Bahamas Hotel Performance 2013 Preliminary Full Year – Provides a 2012-2013 comparison on key industry barometers including occupancy rate and ADR. Shown in the aggregate geographically by Grand Bahama, the Out Islands, and Nassau-Paradise Island hotels. To view go to: Bahamas Hotel Performance 2013 Preliminary Full Year


Cruise Visitor Arrivals 2013 & 2012 By Month & Quarter - This is the latest available data providing a year-on-year comparison. To view, go to: Cruise Visitor Arrivals 2013 & 2012 By Month & Qtr.

Profile: Grand Bahamas - Drawing upon data from Visitrends, prepared by Indusa, this report shows visitor demographic data for Grand Bahama and customer satisfaction levels over the period from 2008 to 2012. To view go to: GBI Visitor Profile-Customer Satisfaction Report 2008-2012

Labour Market Information for Bahamas – Department of Statistics December, 2013 report provides general data on labour market, NIB claims, BGCSE results and COB graduation statistics. To view go to: Labour Market Information for Bahamas

Marina Sector Performance Data – Provides an overview of arrivals, origin, spending and other data for most of 2013 against recent years.  To view go to: Marina Sector Performance Data

Central Bank of The Bahamas December 2013 Report – Provides general information on country’s economic and financial performance. December report offers some year on year performance information. To view go to: Central Bank of The Bahamas December 2013 Report


CARIBBEAN


CTO Arrival Stats as of December, 2013 – The Caribbean Tourism Organization compiles stopover and cruise visitor arrivals data from countries in the region. Note: a full year’s data is not available for many of the countries and is indicated accordingly. To view go to: CTO Arrival Stats as of December, 2013

CTO State of Industry Report Feb 2014 – A good summary of travel trends to the region from source markets. To view go to: CTO State of Industry Report Feb 2014

STR-Lodging Performance 2013 - Provides a snapshot of occupancy and ADR for participating hotels in the Smith Travel Research year-end report. Note: results will not concur with Bahamas Hotel Performance Report (accessed above), as STR only reports results from the 10 participating hotels in The Bahamas. BHTA member hotels wishing to participate should contact us for information about a special introductory offer by STR. To view go to: STR-Lodging Performance 2013

KPMG 2013 Caribbean Hotel Benchmarking Survey – Provides an overview of the profile and performance of hotels in the Caribbean for 2012. Also indicates some of the challenges facing the industry across the board. To view go to: KPMG 2013 Caribbean Hotel Benchmarking Survey

IDB Conditions and Performance of the Tourist Industry in the Caribbean - This report looks at the performance of the tourism sector and the main issues related to its competitiveness in five Caribbean countries, namely Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica and St. Lucia. To view go to: IDB Conditions and Performance of the Tourist Industry in the Caribbean

IDB Report Re Brazil Outbound Caribbean Market Potential – Based upon feedback from travel professionals in Brazil, provides an indication of market potential from one of the world’s largest and fastest growing economies. To view go to: IDB Report Re Brazil Outbound Caribbean Market Potential

IDB Report Brazil Market Segmentation Profiles for Caribbean - Takes a look at the market segments in Brazil and their travel motivations and views towards select destinations in the Caribbean, including The Bahamas. To view go to: IDB Report Brazil Market Segmentation Profiles for Caribbean