1 Dec 2011

CNMI October visitor arrivals down 4 pct

11:49 am on 1 December 2011

October 2011 visitor arrivals to the CNMI were down 4 per cent compared to October 2010, according to the Marianas Visitors Authority.

Data released yesterday showed that visitor arrivals to the islands of Saipan, Tinian, and Rota totaled 24,693 in October compared to 25,784 in October 2010.

Arrivals from the islands' No. 1 market of Japan dropped 23 percent to 8,696, while visitors from the primary market of Korea dropped 9 percent in October to 7,880 arrivals.