Port St. Maarten welcomed a total of 1,597,101 cruise passengers on 489 cruise calls in 2018, reflecting a 29% increase in visitor arrivals year-over-year.
The months of October to December 2018 produced arrivals of 22,178 from all source markets, representing 35.3 % of total stay-over arrivals for the year which stood at 62, 828. This is an increase of 95% over the same period in 2017. Increases were registered at 91%, 113% and 78% respectively during the last three months of the year compared to 2017.
In all, over 40 Association Members spent 3 days discussing the past years performance and future strategy of the association whilst being treated to amazing incentive-style themed events featuring Football Day and Tango Day, followed by a Polo Day at La Aguada Polo Ranch, which included lessons and a full polo game played by professionals.
Spread across key niche markets, the combined cruise, yachting and stay over arrivals for 2018 was 528,077 representing a 12.90% increase over 2017.
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