Turks and Caicos sees arrival numbers soaring

The Turks and Caicos Islands continue to capture the hearts of travellers, sealing its reputation as the top premium class destination in the Caribbean.

In May, the destination saw an impressive 64,727 air arrivals; bringing the total number of visitors to 336,053 for the year so far, marking a 10.85% increase from January to May 2023. March stood out as the peak month, welcoming a record-breaking 77,559 visitors.

Minister of Tourism, the Hon Josephine Connolly, said she is pleased with the growth that seals the Turks and Caicos Islands as the top luxury destination in the Caribbean.

Minister Connolly said: “The Turks and Caicos Islands continue to dominate the luxury market in the region and I am proud of the increase in visitation as this augurs well for the businesses that serve the industry.”

She continued: “Our mission is to ensure that everyone benefits from the tourism industry across all the islands and we are trending in the right direction. As our SMART Destination Marketing and Management Organisation, Experience Turks and Caicos, puts more emphasis on data to guide its strategies, we are seeing areas to enhance our marketing and develop our emerging markets.”