Earnings from Tourism

FBoS Release No: 50, 2017
5th September 2017

Fiji’s Earnings from Tourism indicate the spending of our international visitors.The figure is derived from an estimated average daily spend of visitors (per diem) and the total visitor days in Fiji.

teMar17aKey Facts

  • Fiji’s earnings from tourism stood at $377.3 million for the March quarter of 2017, an increase of 10.7 percent ($36.4 million) over the March quarter of 2016.
  • The March quarter 2017 earnings was 20.0 percent ($94.2 million) lower than the amount recorded for the December quarter of 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

teMar17bCompared to the March quarter of 2016, the major changes in earnings recorded by country were as follows:

  • Australia up by 11.4 percent ($21.0 million) to $204.9 million contributing 54.3 percent to the total;
  • New Zealand up by 10.7 percent ($3.9 million) to $40.3 million contributing 10.7 percent to the total;
  • United States of America up by 8.5 percent ($2.6 million) to $33.1 million contributing 8.8 percent to the total; and
  • Continental Europe up by 11.2 percent ($2.2 million) to $21.9 million contributing 5.8 percent to the total.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These countries accounted for 79.6 percent of earnings in the March quarter of 2017 an increase of 0.2 percentage point when compared to the March quarter of 2016.

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For further enquiries please contact Ms. Talica Naivota on email or telephone 331 5822 (ext. 386 246) or direct line 323 0846.

Fiji’s Earnings from Tourism for the June quarter of 2017 will be released as soon as the disaggregated data becomes available.