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Posted on Wednesday 21 July 2010 in Fiji
It seems that lots of Australian travelers have been taking Fiji holidays as the country sent more than 21,000 people to the island in May alone.
The Fiji Bureau of Statistics recently released its May tourism figures, revealing that more than 45,000 people visited the island nation during the month, which made it the most successful May for Fijian tourism in history, reports Travel Daily News.
Of the 45,087 visitors to Fiji, an astounding 21,203 hailed from Australia. That number represents an increase of 6,375 Aussies compared to May 2009.
So far this year, Australians have been visiting Fiji at a break-neck pace, sending nearly 100,000 visitors to the island.
“The Australian performance is playing a major role in keeping Fiji on track for its best ever year,” Tourism FIJI CEO Josefa Tuamoto told the news source. “But all up, we have seen some great results right across the board.”
In addition to the strong numbers from Australia, Fiji experienced significantly more visitors from the U.S., South Korea and Canada in May 2010 compared to the same month last year.
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