Barbados fifth in spending per tourist
27 Wednesday Jul 2011
The Economist magazine yesterday highlighted data from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) that ranked Barbados fifth in the world in receipts per tourist.
This ranking placed Barbados first in the Caribbean and first in the Americas.
President of the Barbados Tourism Association (BTA), David Rice, said he was very encouraged by the report. Rice said that this specific success wasn’t achieved due to the number of visitors but by being able extract the near maximum amount per tourist.