Wednesday, 30 May 2018

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Visitor Arrivals To Solomon Islands Shoot Up To 29% In Q1 2018

Visitor arrivals to Solomon Islands were up 29% in Q1 2018 when compared to the same period in 2017.

The latest figures from the Solomon Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO) show international visitation increased from 4881 to 6296 with January (+33%), February (+13.5%) and March (36.3%) all showing positive growth.

Visitor arrivals to Solomon Islands were up 29% in Q1 2018 when compared to the same period in 2017.

The latest figures from the Solomon Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO) show international visitation increased from 4881 to 6296 with January (+33%), February (+13.5%) and March (36.3%) all showing positive growth.

Australian visitor arrivals continued to dominate.

The 2195 figure recorded for Q1 represents a 17.6% increase over the 1867 result achieved in 2017 and equals 34.8% of all international visitation.

A strong New Zealand result saw arrivals increase from 301 to 356, an 18.3%, firmly cementing the country in place as the second largest source of visitation.

Papua New Guinea and the US maintained their third and fourth positions, increasing 39.3% and 35%, respectively.


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