Number of international tourist arrivals reached 2.35 mil in 2017 in Jamaica, according to Eurostat. This is 7.84 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Jamaica reached an all time high of 2.35 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 1.15 mil in 1995. When compared to Jamaica's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Cayman Islands amounted to 0.418 mil, 4.59 mil in Cuba, 6.19 mil in Dominican Republic and 0.467 mil in Haiti in 2017.
Jamaica has been ranked 81st within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 8 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The number of international tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.