Caribbean Tourism

Government & Economy

St Eustatias Government & Economy

The traditional economic activities of fishing, farming and trading have been augmented by an oil storage and refueling facility, but the major hope for prosperity, tourism, has not fulfilled its promise. Stay-over visitors fell from 10,000 in 1994 to an average of 8,500 in 1995-97. Hotel capacity fell and the general quality also declined. However, in 1998...