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June Visitor Arrivals To Fiji Up Again

June Visitor Arrivals To Fiji Up Again


Visitor arrivals for the month of June 2003 totalled 39,618 an increase of 11.4 percent over June 2002 arrival figure of 35,556. Pacific Islands recorded a major increase in June 2003, up 2,716 from 1,777 to 4,493 due to the South Pacific Games held in Fiji. Increases in June 2003 were recorded for visitors from the United States of America and Australia, each recording increases of 1,102 (19.2%) and 1,019 (9.2%) visitors respectively. Other increases were also recorded for the United Kingdom up 596 (20.3%); Continental Europe up 250 (18.8%) and Canada up 140 (24.4%). Visitors from New Zealand and Japan however recorded decreases for June. New Zealanders were down by 926 (10.5%) and Japan by 389 (19.7%). South Korea also recorded a decrease of 119 (30.9%).

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