Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
March 31, 2008 (CUOPM)
The twin-island Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis is forecast to register the second highest growth rate in the tourism sector”¦..an indication that the St. Kitts – Nevis Labour Government’s transition of the economy is bearing fruit.
The World Travel & Tourism Council is forecasting that within the Caribbean, the highest rate of growth this year will be registered by Trinidad and Tobago at 8.4 percent, followed by St. Kitts & Nevis at 5.6 percent and St. Lucia at 5.1 percent.
According to research by Tourism Satellite Accounting for the World Travel & Tourism Council, the forecast calls for the Caribbean’s travel and tourism sector to generate approximately US$57 billion in revenue this year.