Tourism in the Cayman Islands is enjoying rapid growth this year.
The number of visitor arrivals has surged by 16.51% during the first 5 months of 2018 compared to the same period in the previous year.
Cruise numbers have also registered a huge increase.
Record 209,143 Stay-Over Visitors
In May, for example, 35,916 visitors flew into the Cayman Islands, which is a 22.4% increase on May 2017 and the best May on record.
Arrivals from the USA are up 26.5%, while arrivals from Canada are up 5.99%.
Arrivals from Latin America and Europe have also shown a significant increase and the Tourism Minister expects the trend to continue throughout the remainder of the year and beyond.