2017 visitor arrivals set new records
January 22, 2018 5:09 pm
The annual visitor arrivals reached a new height of eight hundred and forty-two thousand eight hundred and eighty-four last year.
This is six point four percent more than the previous record of seven hundred and ninety-two thousand three hundred and twenty which was set in 2016.
Contributing to the record level of arrivals last year were increases from New Zealand, USA, Australia, Rest of Asia and Pacific Island countries.
Monthly visitor numbers topped the 90 thousand mark for the first time ever in July.
Arrivals from New Zealand and the USA were the highest ever in a given year.