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International Arrival Statistics (IAS) - MAY 2017



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The international visitor arrivals by air totalled 7,179 or 32% from total international visitors to Vanuatu. This is an increase of 25% over May 2016 while it fell by 20% over the previous month. The increase was attributed by the increase in visitors for holiday.

Cruise ship visitors accounted for 68% of total visitors to Vanuatu in May 2017. Total day visitors stood at 15,360 depicting a decrease of 16% over May 2016 and 25% over the previous month.



• In May 2017, Tafea province received 36% of visitors by air, followed by Sanma at 33% and Shefa at 13%.
• Visitors who travelled to outer islands in May 2017 spent an average of 5 days.

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