The Dominica Festivals Committee is reporting a significant increase in visitor arrivals to Dominica for the 2O16 World Creole Music Festival compared to the same period in 2O14.
Figures show that 6659 visitors arrived for the season with 3, OOO visitors arriving on the eve of the festival.
The 2O14 figure was 5, 4O5 visitors.
Executive Director of the DFC, Val Cuffy says some changes will made at the venue to improve the accommodation of patrons.
Cuffy says Government has committed $1.78M for the festival this year.