9 Oct 2003

High August figures for Fiji tourist industry

5:01 pm on 9 October 2003

Fiji's tourist arrival figures for August this year reached just over 43,400 - the second highest monthly figure ever.

Only the figure for July this year was higher at almost 44-thousand.

The main increases in tourists were from the Australian, British, Canadian, Korean, New Zealand and the United States markets.

Menawhile, Fiji Bureau of Statistics has revealed that he country's earnings from tourism in the second quarter of this year reached 65-million US dollars, a 6-percent increase over the same period last year.