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International Arrival Statistics (IAS) - APRIL 2018

 

OVERVIEW

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International visitor arrivals by air stood at 9,193 or 25% of total international visitors to Vanuatu. This is an increase of 3% over corresponding month in 2017 and an increase of 29% over previous month. The slight increase in visitor arrivals by air was attributed by the increase in visitor arrivals for holiday.

Cruise ship or day visitors totalled 27,537 or 75% of all international visitors to Vanuatu. This is an increase of 35% over the corresponding month in 2017 attributed by the increase in number of cruise ships from 10 in April 2017 to 12 cruise ships in April 2018. However, day visitors declined by 11% over the previous month.

 

  SUMMARY OF VISITORS TO OUTER ISLANDS

• Tafea province received the highest number of visitors at 40%; followed by Sanma province at 35%.
• Visitors who travelled to outer islands spent an average of 7 days.

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