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International Arrival Statistics (IAS) - JULY 2017



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International visitor arrivals by air totalled 12,055 or 52% of all international arrivals to Vanuatu. This is an increase of 11% over the corresponding month in 2016 and 27% over the previous month. The increase was reflected in the number of visitors who arrived for holiday.

Cruise ship or day visitors stood at 10,983 or 48% of all international arrivals to Vanuatu. This is a decrease of 36% over the corresponding month in 2016 attributed by the decline in cruise ship arrivals from 9 in July 2016 to 6 cruise ships in July 2017. Day visitors also fell by (-1%) over the previous month.



• Tafea and Sanma province both received the highest number of visitors at 37% each.
• Visitors who travelled to outer islands spent an average of 5 days

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