Visitor arrivals drop by 26% in October
Arrival numbers continue to drop this year, 13% below 2015
By: L.N. Reklai
Month of October 2016 recorded the lowest number of visitor arrivals since April of 2014, according to Palau Visitors Authority’s visitor arrival statistics. A total of 8,987 visitors arrived in October 2016 compared to 12,456 in October of 2015.
The overall arrival numbers to date shows a total of 119,152, a 13.6% below 2015 arrivals. Comparing month of October 2016 to October 2015 shows a decline of 27.85% less this year than last year October.