Tahiti Arrivals – December 2012

Ia ora na Tahiti Travel Partners!

We are pleased to announce that the Institute of Statistics of French Polynesia (ISPF) has released the statistics for December 2012.

North Americans accounted for 35.4% of all Tahiti visitors for 2012. Total North American arrivals ended the year with a + 5.4% increase over 2011.

Total North American arrivals for the month of December 2012 alone were 5,964, a + 13% increase or + 687 visitors more than December 2011. North America accounted for 39.1% of all Tahiti arrivals for the same month.

Land arrivals excluding VFR (family & friends visiting the islands) for the same month were 3,868 passengers total, a + 17.6 % increase or + 579 passengers over December 2011.

Total North American “paid room nights” for December 2012 increased to 36,721, a + 15.4% increase or + 4,908 “paid room nights” over December 2011.

We are pleased to share that the total room nights from North America for 2012 have surpassed the total room nights from 2007 as illustrated below:

The United States delivered 52,858 visitors, while Canada delivered 7,034 visitors, and Mexico delivered 1,067 visitors, for a total of 60,959 visitors from January to December 2012.

Tahiti Tourisme North America would like to thank and congratulate all of our partners for these wonderful results. The continued increase of arrivals in 2012, particularly with total room nights exceeding 2007 numbers, illustrates synergy among our Tahiti partners and the overall interest in the Islands of Tahiti from North America.

To all of our partners, who continue to work so hard to promote the Islands of Tahiti, we would like to extend our gratitude. Your partnership and efforts are invaluable.

For more news on the Islands of Tahiti, please click here.

Mauruuru roa,
Tahiti Tourisme North America

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