North Americans accounted for 36.6% of all Tahiti visitors for June 2013. Year to date, North America is up 2.8 %.
Total North American arrivals for the month of June 2013 alone were 5,540, a 4.8 % increase or + 252 visitors more than June 2012.
Land arrivals excluding VFR (visiting friends and relatives) for the same month were 4,135 passengers total, a + 11.7 % increase or + 433 passengers over June 2012.
The cruise passenger arrivals were 1080, a – 13.5% decrease or – 168 visitors less than June 2012.
Total North American “paid room nights” for June 2013 increased to 38,921, a + 8.3% increase or + 2,979 “paid room nights” over June 2012.
Below is a chart highlighting the increase in number of “paid room nights” from January through June since 2007!
For the first six months of the year, the United States delivered 27,143 visitors, while Canada delivered 4,042 visitors, and Mexico delivered 437 visitors, for a total of 31,662 visitors and accounted for 41.1 % of the tourist arrivals in French Polynesia.