Solomon Q2 spike

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SOLOMON Is­lands Q2 vis­i­tor ar­rivals grew by 8% over the same pe­riod last year, along with an 8.21% rise in int’l vis­i­ta­tion, equat­ing to 13,317 ar­rivals, ac­cord­ing to the lat­est fig­ures re­leased by the Solomon Is­lands Na­tional Statis­tics Of­fice (SINSO).

Tourism Solomons ceo, Josefa Tuamoto said if the trend con­tin­ued for the next six months, as for­ward book­ings al­ready in­di­cate, the des­ti­na­tion would be “well on track to crack­ing the record-break­ing 25,709 to­tal achieved in 2017”.

The big­gest in­creases across Jun was Pa­pua New Guinea (up 40.5%), NZ (17.8%) and the US (16.1%), with Aussie vis­i­ta­tion also ris­ing to 4,664, rep­re­sent­ing 2.48% in­crease on Jun last year.

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