Visitor Arrival

Samoa likely to exceed 150,000 visitor arrivals mark in 2016

Based on growth to date, it is projected that total visitor arrivals will exceed the 150,000 mark in 2016.

Samoa’s Holiday and VFR markets which make up 68% of visitors for the Quarter continue to perform strongly recording growths of 11% and 15% respectively.

The Business and Sports category also recorded solid growths with the exception of the ‘Others’ category remained stagnant for the period.

New Zealand continues to be Samoa’s biggest market and now contributes 43% of our visitor arrivals achieving net growth of 3% for the quarter when compared to 2015.