Fiji sees first decline in visitor arrivals after 9 consecutive months of increase in Jan-2018

    Fiji Bureau of Statistic reported (19-Feb-2018) total visitor arrivals to Fiji for Jan-2018. Details include:

    • Visitor arrivals: 62,648, -3.5% year-on-year;
      • Australia: 28,313, -6.0%;
      • New Zealand: 10,612, +14.7%;
      • US: 5617, +1.5%;
      • China: 3757, -36.4%;
      • UK: 1321, -2.1%;
      • Canada: 1000, +8.9%;
      • South Korea: 792, +5.7%;
      • Japan: 505, -14.0%;
      • India: 480, +36.0%;
      • Hong Kong: 53, +76.7%.

    According to the CAPA Tourism Database, Jan-2018 marks the first decline in visitor arrivals to Fiji after nine consecutive months of decline. [more – original PR]