24 Oct 2014

Fiji tourism figures up for September

12:29 pm on 24 October 2014

Tourism Fiji says visitor arrivals in September showed an increase of 4.5 percent over the same month last year.

According to provisional results by the Fiji Bureau of Statistics, 64,000 visitors arrived,

Tourism Fiji says should the trend continue, 2014 should see a record number of tourists and surpass the 675,000 peak from 2011.

The figures show about 15 percent more visitors from New Zealand and the US, while arrivals from China jumped 25 percent.

Australian arrivals dropped 0.4 percent.

A Fiji Airways plane

A Fiji Airways plane Photo: Supplied