Visitor arrivals to Fiji up 3% in 2018, arrivals from New Zealand up 8%

    Fiji Bureau of Statistics reported (18-Jan-2019) total visitor arrivals to Fiji for Dec-2018 and 2018. Details include:

    • Dec-2018:
      • Visitor arrivals: 77,070, -0.5% year-on-year;
        • Australia: 35,252, -4.2%;
        • New Zealand: 15,574, +6.9%;
        • US: 7244, -0.2%;
        • China: 3482, -0.9%;
        • UK: 1630, +0.9%;
        • Japan: 1355, +231%;
        • Canada: 1175, +18.9%;
        • South Korea: 617, -25.9%;
        • India: 662, +15.3%;
        • Hong Kong: 128, -46.7%;
    • 12 months ended Dec-2018:
      • Visitor arrivals: 870,309, +3.3% year-on-year;
        • Australia: 365,660, stable;
        • New Zealand: 198,718, +7.7%;
        • US: 86,075, +6.0%;
        • China: 49,271, +1.0%;
        • UK: 16,297, -3.7%;
        • Japan: 11,903, +87.4%;
        • Canada: 13,220, +6.4%;
        • South Korea: 8176, -7.8%;
        • India: 5901, +13.9%;
        • Hong Kong: 1061, +13.0%.