ARC: Spring travel to Caribbean, Mexico growing steadily

8 May, 2018

Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) stated (07-May-2018) air ticket sales for spring travel over the last four years to destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico is growing steadily, up 18% since 2014. Despite devastating hurricanes in late 2017, air ticket purchases to areas less impacted remain very strong in 2018. Spring travel to the Bahamas increased 24% while the Dominican Republic and Mexico increased 12% and 11% respectively. And while air ticket sales to Jamaica increased 4%, Puerto Rico saw a 27% year-on-year decrease in sales in 2018. Average ticket prices for spring travel decreased by 4%, while ticket prices for travel to the Caribbean increased by around 5%. [more - original PR]