Tourism in the Turks and Caicos islands is booming

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Tourism was another strong year for Turks and Caicos last year. This is according to newly-released data from the territory’s tourist board.

The archipelago reported a total of 386,052 stopover visitors last year, an increase of 8.1 percent compared to 2014.

The TCI was boosted by a particularly strong month of December, with 39,627 arrivals and a 17.8 percent year-over-year increase.

The United States remained the largest tourism source market for Turks and Caicos, with 315,247 total visitors and an 8.8 percent improvement over the previous year.

Turks and Caicos saw a 3.9 percent decline, however, from the Canadian market, with a total of 36,512 arrivals.