January 2014 Visitor Arrivals

We are pleased to announce that the Institute of Statistics of French Polynesia (ISPF) has released the statistics for January 2014, and that the North American market is off to a really great start!

North Americans accounted for 46.6% of all Tahiti visitors for January 2014. Total North American arrivals for the month of January 2014 alone were 5,789, a + 19.2% increase or + 931 visitors more than January 2013.
Land arrivals excluding VFR (visiting friends and relatives) for the same month were 2,399 passengers total, a + 8.70 % increase or + 192 passengers over January 2013.

Total North American “paid room nights” for January 2014 increased to 23,289, a + 21% increase or + 4,044 “paid room nights” over January 2013 – surpassing the last six years in “paid room nights” for the month of January. The total cruise arrivals were 3,286 passengers, a + 32.18 % increase or + 800 passengers.
Below is a chart highlighting the increase in number of “paid room nights” and “visitor arrivals” in the month of January from 2007 to 2014.

The United States delivered 4,643 visitors, while Canada delivered 1,146 visitors, and Mexico delivered 61 visitors, for a total of 5,850 visitors for the month of January 2014.

Tahiti Tourisme North America would like to thank and congratulate all of our partners for these wonderful results. This increase of arrivals 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.

Mauruuru roa,
Tahiti Tourisme North America

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