Paradise Island, Bahamas.- Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic remains the top producing market in the Caribbean with more than 15 percent growth year over year (yoy) in the third quarter of 2015 when compared to the same period in 2014, the Expedia group, one of the world’s largest online travel companies, reported at the Caribbean Travel Marketplace organized by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA).
According to Expedia there was an increase in travel demand of 20 percent year over year for the Caribbean via the company’s platforms during the third quarter of 2015 with significant growth reported across the entire region.
The company also reported that San Juan, Puerto Rico (nearly 15 percent growth); Aruba (nearly 30 percent growth); and Montego Bay, Jamaica (more than 10 percent growth) follow as leading in-demand markets on all Expedia group platforms.
New data from Expedia indicates that the United States remains the key feeder market for the Caribbean with a reported growth of nearly 20 percent to Caribbean destinations. Other international markets reporting substantial year over year growth in the third quarter of 2015.
Source: Caribbean News Now