by Jeremy Deacon]
Again and again, the headlines scream ‘Tourist Arrivals Plummet’, a national hand wringing then ensues about why, the talk shows are abuzz with everyone’s solutions and the politicians embark on the blame game.
But are we too fixated with arrivals numbers and should we be more focused on how much visitors spend while in Bermuda? Should the focus be on the bottom line [ie profit and loss]?
For the first two quarters of this year, visitor spending has increased even though numbers have been down.
The rest is here: http://bernews.com/2015/08/column-time-change-tune/