March 17, 2014

Fiji Village: 0.4% decrease recorded in visitor arrivals

Publish date/time: 17/03/2014 [17:06]

A 0.4 percent decrease has been recorded in the number of visitor arrivals for last year compared to 2012.

According to Fiji Bureau of Statistics, visitor arrivals last year totaled 657,706 while 660,590 tourists traveled to Fiji in 2012.

Australia continues to be the major source of visitors to Fiji accounting for 51.7 percent of total arrivals last year.

A total of 340,151 tourists from Australia visited Fiji last year.

New Zealand, the United States of America, Pacific Islands and Continental Europe were Fiji’s other top four visitor source markets.

Meanwhile, the July visitor arrivals of 67,836 was the highest last year followed by the months of August and September.

Story by: Dhanjay Deo

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