Jamaica surpasses 1 million visitor arrivals year-to-date, for 2023

Jamaica has surpassed one million visitor arrivals year-to-date for 2023, reaching this milestone approximately one month earlier than in 2022.


Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett made the announcement at a press briefing in Barbados.


Mr. Bartlett also gave updates on Jamaica’s robust tourism arrivals, investments and work.


He noted that from January through December 2022, Jamaica welcomed over 2 million stopover arrivals, a 69.2 percent increase over 2021 and nearly a full recovery to 2019 highs.


He said that as of May 10, Jamaica received over a million arrivals to date this year, putting the destination on par with 2019 records.


He added that Jamaica has seen steady growth in arrivals and continued investment in the tourism sector, which is a tremendous achievement.


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