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Belize among popular tourist destinations in the Caribbean region

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

The Caribbean Tourism Organization released statistics for the past year, according to which Belize had a 9.2 percent year-over-year improvement, with 321,217 stopover tourist arrivals in 2014. Belize became one of the most rapidly growing destinations among the Caribbean countries, and followed the Cayman Islands, Aruba, Grenada, Haiti and the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Belize had a very good winter season as a tourist destination – 12.4 percent higher than the same period of 2013. There was also a 42.9 percent growth rate in the cruise sector, which is among the highest in the Caribbean region. In 2014, 677,350 cruise passengers made a stop in the country.