The travels were being recorded from tourists’ arrivals and visitor by occupation.
“Tourist arrivals for second quarter of the year recorded a total of 1,887 persons and they spent an average of 13 days in the country.
The highest number of tourists recorded for the quarter comes from Australia (48.3%) and staying in the country for an average of 12 days.
“This was followed by US (15%), Other Asia (11.8%), China (4.1%), NZ (3.5%), and Other Europe (3.1%),” the statistical bulletin highlighted.
It also stated that the Visitor by occupational category revealed that those who stated Other (38.4%) recorded the highest during the quarter.
This was followed by Professional & Technical (28.7%), No Work (11.7%), Administration and managerial (10.3%), Service Worker (3.7%) and Production & Related Work (3.4%).
However, it was revealed that Australia dominated most of the categories of occupations during the quarter.
The most popular flight carriers during the quarter were Solomon Airlines (47.5%) followed by Virgin Australia (23.4%), Air Niu Gini (16.1%) and Fiji Airways (10.2%).
By RONALD TOITO’ONA