Cuba Smashes Visitor Arrival Record

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cubaBy NAN Business Editor

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 30, 2015: Cuba has risen to the top three most visited Caribbean nation, shattering visitor arrival records in 2015.

The Communist nation says it welcomed a record 3,139,764 international visitors from January to November in 2015, a 17.6 percent increase from 2014.

Of those, 147,401 visitors were from the United States, about 62,000 more than the previous year. 

Canada accounted for the most foreign travelers in Cuba, according to Cuba’s National Statistics and Information Office, and the next largest groups came from Germany, France, Britain and Italy.

The country behind the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico in tourist arrivals.