29 Aug 2012

Visitor arrivals to the CNMI increasing

9:16 pm on 29 August 2012

Visitor arrivals to the CNMI were up more than 25 percent in June this year compared with June 2011.

According to the Marianas Visitors Authority, there were 29,400 visitors to the islands of Saipan, Tinian, and Rota compared with 23,600 the previous year.

The annual growth rate is up 14 percent to 286,300 visitors.

The boost has come from dramatic growth in tourist numbers from Japan, Korea and China.