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Friday, June 8, 2012

Cook Islands Visitor numbers up 6 per cent for April

Asian tourists are coming to the Cook Islands in increasing numbers, with the group spearheading an increase in visitor figures for April 2012. The number of Asians coming to Rarotonga in April is up by 40 percent compared to the same month last year, with the statistics office recording 56 inbound tourists compared to 40 the year before. Working with numbers of a larger scale, Australia was up 14 percent, with 1633 visitors coming compared to 1437 the year before. The Cook Islands Tourism Corporation said this was underpinned by targeted trade campaigns and media activity in this market by the corporation over the last 18 months. Europe and New Zealand both sit at an 8 percent increase in tourist numbers compared to April the previous year. Read more. (Source: Cook Islands News Top News 05 June 2012)

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