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Overview

The tourist and travel industry contributed XCD353.3m to the economy of Dominica in 2011.  The sector provided 10,500 jobs, including those indirectly supported, accounting for 29.3% of the total workforce of the country (World Travel and Tourism Council – WTCC 2011).  It ranks 19th out of 181 countries in terms of the relative contribution tourism makes to the national economy, with a 31.8% share of GDP, compared to the world average of 14% (WTTC 2011). In 2010 the island saw 77,000 tourist arrivals, with the largest proportion coming from the French West Indies, closely followed by the United States.  Additionally, Dominica hosted over 518,000 cruise passengers in 2010, with cruise ships continuing to dominate the market.  In 2011 visitor exports generated XCD233.9m, constituting 55.2% of total exports.  The Ministry of Tourism and Legal Affairs is responsible for the sustainable development of tourism, particularly in relation to the promotion of eco-tourism.  Marketing is focused in the key markets of Europe and the Caribbean, using a range of collateral materials including brochures and DVDs.  Discover Dominica Authority is the national tourist board.

Tourism and Travel organisations in Dominica
Discover Dominica
Ministry of Tourism, Legal Affairs and Civil Aviation