Tourism in the Caribbean Region (2010-2011)
Tourism is the Caribbean's newest industry, particularly across the islands of the Archipelago. It has developed uninterrupted over the past thirty years, and since the 1990s has brought periods of continuous growth to many small island communities. Along the mainland coast, wherever tourism has been developed, the numbers involved have proved much greater than on the islands. Nevertheless, for several Caribbean islands, tourism represents the most important economic activity. This map contains an illustrative explanation on how tourism behavior in the Caribbean.