GVB: Korean Arrivals Continue to Grow, as Japanese Visitor Numbers Fall


Guam – The Guam Visitor Bureau’s preliminary arrival report for the first 26 days of  December continues to show growth in the number of Korean visitors, but not enough to make up for the loss of Japanese visitors in the month to date.


GVB reports that between December 1 and the 26th of December, 21,713 Korean visitors arrived.  That is 2,905 more than the same period last year, a 15.4% increase.

However, the number of Japanese visitors during that same period fell by 4,763from 60,675 to 55,912 this year. A decrease of 7.9%.

Overall there was a .2% increase in arrivals in the first 26 days of December compared to last year at the same time.

READ the preliminary GVB Arrival report for Dec. 1 – Dec. 26 HERE

Arrival Highlights:

*  Japan  – Down    7.9%    to   55,912
*  Korea  – Up       15.4%   to   21,713
*  China  – Up       26.5%   to        539
*  Russia – Up      239.3%  to     1,037