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International Arrival Statistics (IAS) - DECEMBER 2018

 

OVERVIEW

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The total international visitors 1 by air stood at 10,468 or 38% of all international visitors to Vanuatu. This is a decline of 15% over corresponding month in 2017 while it increased by 16% over November 2018. The decline was attributed by the decrease in holiday visitors to Vanuatu.

Cruise ship or day visitors totalled 17,321 or 62% of all international visitors to Vanuatu. This is a decline of 46% compared to December 2017 and also 4% over November 2018. The total cruise ship visits to Vanuatu in December 2018 was 7 compared to 15 cruise ships in December 2017.

  Summary of Indicators

 Tafea received the highest number of visitors at 43%, followed by Sanma province at 41%.
 Visitors who travelled to outer islands spent an average of 15 days.

 

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