FIJI is still the number one tourist destination in the Pacific region attracting a little over 840,000 visitors last year with a total estimated earnings of US$4.3 billion from all countries in the region. And authorities are projecting a 2.2 million tourist arrivals to the region by 2020.
The provisional tourist arrivals for the 18 member countries of the South Pacific Tourism Organisation is 2.13million for 2017.
Fiji’s visitor arrivals increased by 6.4 per cent last year due to strong growth in tourist arrivals from New Zealand, the United States of America and Australia.
Cumulative to February, visitor arrivals rose by 2.4per cent led by increased arrivals from New Zealand, US, Continental Europe and China.
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