In what appears to be a dynamic and active hurricane period, one of the busiest and most destructive season in decades, some of the islands of the Caribbean have witnessed destruction and evacuations like theyve never seen before.
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In 2017, hotels in the Caribbean reported occupancy fell 1.2% to 66.4%, but ADR rose 1.9% to $204.64 to keep RevPAR positive (+0.7% to $135.85).
For the Caribbean it was a year of severe hurricanes and huge damage, including to hotels, harbours and airports. And yet 2017 was also a year of records. For the first time 30.1 million visitors came and stayed on the islands spanning the Caribbean from Florida to Venezuela, 517,000 more than in 2016. This was reported by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) at ITB Berlin.