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Tonga fails to compete with neighbours in tourism

2 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

According to the South Pacific Tourism Organisation report released last week, Tonga, as a tourist destination, is attracting only a small share of travellers compared to other leading Pacific destinations, which saw large increases in visitors in 2017.
Of the more than 2.13 million tourists visiting the region via air in 2017, an estimated 62,343 visitors arrived in Tonga, a share of only 2.9%.
The leading tourist Pacific destination for 2017 is Fiji recording 842,884 arrivals, followed by French Polynesia 198,956, Cook Islands 161,362, Samoa 155,098, PNG 142,943, Palau 122,726, New...
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