20 Nov 2014

Vanuatu arrival numbers dip

11:59 am on 20 November 2014

Vanuatu tourism arrivals have declined this year after a record 2013.

So far 2014 air arrivals are 5.9 percent, down from the same period last year and cruise ship arrivals are have seen a 9.6 percent decrease.

The statistics also reveal that although Australia still remains Vanuatu's main source of tourists at over 56 percent, New Zealand's market share has reached a record high at 16.3 percent.

New Caledonia is the third largest market for Vanuatu tourism.

Port Vila international airport

Port Vila international airport Photo: RNZ

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