Anguilla celebrates increased visitor arrivals

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 8:51 AM

The Caribbean island of Anguilla has seen an increase of 20.2 per cent in visitor arrivals during June this year and has been having a stellar year in tourism with total arrivals for the second quarter showing a recorded increase of 13.8 per cent when compared to the same period of 2012.

A total of 83,203 visitor arrivals were reported for the first half of 2013 and with this continued growth trend, Anguilla is predicting a robust winter season.

The island has also secured increased air service between San Juan, Puerto Rico and Anguilla with the introduction of Tradewind Aviation’s scheduled non-stop service, four times daily, five times per week, commencing October 31, 2013. This new service extends direct flight offerings, which is currently serviced by carriers Cape Air and Anguilla Air Express.

Anguilla can also be accessed by air from St. Maartin/St. Martin with direct flights on Anguilla Air Service and Trans–Anguilla Airways. Trans-Anguilla also recently launched “Island Flight Services” which offers direct flights along the scenic routes between St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Eustatius, and Anguilla allowing travellers to island hop.

Nicknamed “Rainbow City”, Anguilla is provides a culturally enriching Caribbean experience. It blends exciting and adventurous activities coupled with heritage and luxury. The island is home to over 33 beaches and is the celebrated cuisine capital of the Caribbean, boasting more than 120 restaurants.

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