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St. Kitts ranks high on 2018 BREA Report

Brea Report asked cruise ship passengers opinions about St. Kitts.

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — According to the 2018 Business Research & Economic Advisors (BREA) Report, the economic impact study for the region, which is done every three years, St. Kitts continues to shine as a top ranking cruise destination.

St. Kitts excels in relation to the “How satisfied were you with your purchased tour?” question, placing second behind Cozumel in Mexico out of the 36 destinations studied. Concerning purchased tours in St. Kitts, 75 percent of respondents said they were extremely satisfied and 16 percent said they were very satisfied.

St. Kitts also ranks second on the “How satisfied were you with overall prices in destination?” question, with 44 percent of respondents saying they were extremely satisfied and 31 percent saying they were very satisfied with overall prices in St. Kitts. Cozumel, Mexico ranks first on this question.

St. Kitts ranks third on the “How satisfied were you with your overall shopping experience in destination?” question, with 52 percent saying they were extremely satisfied and 28 percent saying they were very satisfied with their overall shopping experience in St. Kitts.

St. Kitts ranks third on the “How satisfied were you with cleanliness of the transport in destination?” question, with 76 percent saying they were extremely satisfied and 15 percent saying they were very satisfied.

St. Kitts also ranks third on the “How satisfied were you with professionalism of the driver in destination?” question, with 77 percent saying they were extremely satisfied and 14 percent saying they were very satisfied.

Additionally, St. Kitts ranks third on the “How satisfied were you with taxis and/or local transportation in destination?” question, with 69 percent saying extremely satisfied and 19 percent saying very satisfied in relation to St. Kitts.

St. Kitts ranks fifth on the “How satisfied were you with your overall visit to destination?” question and first among the primarily English-speaking destinations on the list.

Fifty-eight percent of respondents said they were extremely satisfied while 25 percent were very satisfied with their overall visit to St. Kitts. On this question, Cozumel and Puerto Vallarta both in Mexico rank first and second, respectively, with Dutch territories Curaçao and Aruba placing third and fourth, respectively.

St. Kitts also places fifth in respect to the question, “How did your visit to destination meet your expectations?” Forty-eight percent of respondents said their visit to St. Kitts greatly exceeded their expectations while 28 percent said their visit exceeded their expectations.

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