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International Arrival Statistics (IAS) - AUGUST 2018

 

OVERVIEW

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The total number of visitors by air stood at 8,972 or 45% of all international arrivals to Vanuatu. This is an increase of 8% over corresponding period in 2017 but declined by 32% over the previous month. The increase in visitor arrivals by air was attributed by the increase in visitor arrivals for holiday.

Cruise ship or day visitors stood at 10,751 or 55% of all international visitors to Vanuatu. This is a decline of 40% over the previous month in 2017 and also by 8% over previous month. This decline is attributed by the decline in number of cruise ships to Vanuatu from 9 vessels in the corresponding month of 2017 to 5 vessels in August 2018.

  Summary of Indicators


 Tafea province received the highest number of visitors at 40%; followed by Sanma province at 36%.
 Visitors who travelled to outer islands spent an average of 6 days.

 

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