In the first half of 2018, the tourism industry in Barbados maintained its growth momentum. According to statistics from the Barbados Tourism Market Company, from January to June 2018, a total of 357,700 overnight visitors were attracted, an increase of 10.8 million or 3.1%. Among them, British tourists ranked first, reaching 119,200, an increase of 2.8%, accounting for 33.3% of the market; US tourists of 107,300, an increase of 8.8%, the fastest growth; Canadian tourists 53,200, an increase of 2.9%.
On July 17, the direct flight from Panama to Barbados will be opened. This route will help Pakistan to explore the Latin American tourism market, attract more Latin American tourists to Pakistan, and inject new vitality into the tourism development of Pakistan.