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Visitor numbers dwindle

Tuesday 15 November 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in

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Visitor numbers dwindle
Tourists try Cook Islands dancing with Rarotonga dancers at Te Vara Nui Village in Muri pre-Covid. Credit: David Kirkland Photography/21110238

Tourism numbers are beginning their slide as the industry braces for a tough summer. The visitor arrivals for October, released yesterday, show that there has been a total of 12,803 arrivals, down by 6.1 per cent from September, and well down on July’s peak for the year of 15,616.

Tourism numbers are beginning their slide as the industry braces for a tough summer. The visitor arrivals for October, released yesterday, show that there has been a total of 12,803 arrivals, down by 6.1 per cent from September, and well down on July’s peak for the year of 15,616.


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