September 2016 TOURISM HIGHLIGHTS
In September 2016, International visitor's arrivals made up 38% of total international visitors to Vanuatu.
Visitor arrivals by air stood at 9,672 visitors, in September 2016. It increased by 5% over September 2015, however, it decreased by (-1%) over the previous month. The increase was reflected by the rise in number of visitors who arrived for holiday purposes.
In September 2016, 29% or 2 in 7 visitors by air also traveled to outer islands.
In September 2016, cruise ship or day visitors made up 62% of total international visitors to Vanuatu. The day visitors stood at 15,825 visitors arriving on 9 cruise ships visits. It decreased by (-9%) over same month of previous year and increased of 10% over the previous month.